Pair of towel ends (?) sewn together or cover
Object Place: Turkey
Overall: 67.5 x 37 cm (26 9/16 x 14 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen, Silk; embroidery
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Plain linen ground, embroidered with polychrome silks, predominantly shades of green and salmon, and gold and silver yarns; stitches resembling satin and double darning. Motif showing flowering potted plant repeated to form bands. Narrow bands at each end show undulating vines with leaves and clusters of berries. Selvedges along sides. A few light brown stains. Metals worn and tarnished.
Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection