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Towel

Turkish or Egyptian
19th century


Object Place: Turkey or Egypt

Dimensions

35.5 x 88.5 cm (14 x 34 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.616

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Coarse tabby-woven linen, embroidered at each end with heavy polychrome silks and flat silver wire in satin, herringbone, double darning, cross and star stitches. Pattern shows bands, blocks and conventional leaves. Discolored and stained. Remains of five tassels at each end.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian