Cover or hanging

Cover or hanging
Cover or hanging
Location:
Not on display
Media:
Cotton; Embroidery ("Marash Work" - )
Dimensions:
160 x 158 cm (63 x 62 3/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Culture/People:
Armenian
Accession Number:
X2001.339
Acquisition Date:
2001-12-31
Credit Line:

Museum collection

A cover or hanging, probably made by Armenian populations in SE Anatolia. The type of embroidery is known in Turkey as "Marash ishi" (Marash work) after the town near the border of Syria that made this type of embroidery and where there was a girl's school that taught it.-DMott-8/2004

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