Historical period(s)
18th century
Medium
Silk
Dimensions
H x W: 122.5 x 67 cm (48 1/4 x 26 3/8 in)
Geography
Turkey
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1919.3
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile
Type

Textile

Keywords
brocade, Turkey, twill, weft patterning
Provenance

To 1919
Demotte, Inc., New York, NY, to 1919 [1]

1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Demotte, Inc., New York, New York in 1919 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1385, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1. The textile was purchased through Jean Vigouroux, who was the manager of the New York branch of Demotte, Inc. See correspondences between Charles Freer and J. Vigouroux in the object file.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Demotte, Inc. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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