End of a towel

Algerian


Dimensions

42 x 255 cm (16 9/16 x 100 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.55 x .42

Accession Number

01.6248

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Unbleached linen gauze; across the end and on the sides are designs of large conventional flowers, set closey together, filling in the spaces between the large flowers are smaller ones. On each end are two narrow borders of drawn work and a sparse fringe. Worked with dark and light blue, red, violet, yellow, white and geen silk, and outlined in black silk.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection