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Embroidered towel

Greek
1850–1900


Object Place: Mytilini, Northern Islands, Greek Islands

Dimensions

42.5 x 145 cm (16 3/4 x 57 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.1067

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pastel silks and silver yarns on cotton. Reversible design along narrow ends, showing small houses alternating with cypress trees; edged with lace. Thicker weft of cotton inserted at intervals in unembroidered ground to give striped design.

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill