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Embroidered towel

Turkish
19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

42 x 94 cm (16 9/16 x 37 in.)

Accession Number

43.2041

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Possibly a napkin. An unpatterned rctangular piece of white linen gauze. At either end are three drawnwork squares each with an embroidered motif of a vase containing a simple floral spray. Metal strips and polychrome silk yarns. Several stains on ground.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection