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Embroidered towel

Turkish (Balkan)
19th century


Object Place: Balkan, Turkey

Dimensions

44.5 x 200 cm (17 1/2 x 78 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.1263

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Embroidered towel, coarse white cotton ground woven with warp stripes of heavier white cotton along across each side border of stylized plants across each end, worked with pink, yellow, and brown wool, blue cotton, and tarnished metal thread, band of open work, knotting, and needle weaving worked with blue, white and pink cotton across each end, deep cream colored cotton fringe, edges three sides of this band, occasional tassels of pink, blue, and white cotton attached to fringe.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund