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Towel

Turkish
18th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

51 x 142.2 cm (20 1/16 x 56 in.)

Accession Number

59.774

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sheer, tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered with polychrome silk and gilded yarn in double running and satin stitches. Bands of ornament at each end, showing three flowering branches over a narrow band containing a flowering vine. Browned and stained. Gold yarns somewhat tarnished and worn.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund