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Asian Art

Pillow cover of embroidered plain cloth

18th century

Fine open mesh cloth made of hard twisted linen thread

30 1/2 × 20 in. (77.5 × 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mrs. F. M. Whitehouse
1938.30
Geography: 
Turkey
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Turkish, Islamic
Period: 
Ottoman period (1299–1922)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Miss Miriam B. Means, Dorchester, Mass.; Mrs. F. M. Whitehouse; gift in 1938 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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