280 cm (length)
202 cm (width)
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Bed cover, quilted silk patchwork, with cotton lining, Syrian, 18th century Bed cover, made up of a patchwork of salmon-coloured, crimson, green, light blue and yellow silk, quilted with coloured silks and stitched to a cotton lining. Down the middle are three large medallions, the central one filled with a rosette of leaf-shaped outline and the remaining two each containing a smaller lobed rosette surrounded by a double row of pointed and circular compartments formed by interlacing bands. The surrounding space is covered with rows of pointed compartments which are outlined by interlacing bands and enclose diaper patterns. In each corner is the quarter of a device similar to that in the middle. The border consists of zigzag bands in red and yellow.