Requires Photography

Piece of a towel

Turkish


Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 36 cm (6 1/2 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.725

Medium or Technique

Gauze

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White gauze: the conventional floral design is worked with red, green, light blue, brown, yellow and white.

Provenance

By 1914, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel