End of a towel
44 x 355 cm (17 5/16 x 139 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 3.55 x .44
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk; embroidery
Not On View
Unbleached linen gauze: on the ends and sides are borders on which are conventional flowers set closely together with spaces between. The spaces between the large flowes are filled in with small ones. On each end are borders of drawn work and gold fringe, which has been added later. The embroidery is done with dark and light blue, dark red and violet, salmon pink, green and black silk, and silver and gold thread.
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection