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Embroidered towel

Turkish
18th–19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 160 x 52.7 cm (63 x 20 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.2012

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sheer linen embroidered towel, with weft stripes of heavier cotton thread, at each end two large curved sprays of stylized flowers worked with tarnished metal thread and several shades of pink, blue, green silk, warp fringe at each end.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler