End of a towel

Algerian


Dimensions

43 x 223 cm (16 15/16 x 87 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.23 x .43

Accession Number

01.6293

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen or cotton: across the end is a deep border of very conventional flower forms; on the sides are narrow running borders, and down the middle a row of medallions, composed of very conventional plant forms. The piece is worked with a very great deal of violet silk and smaller touches of violet, pink, green, light brown, and light blue. Some of it consists of solid, and some of it consists of small eyelets bound on the edges.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection