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Towel

Turkish
19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

43.5 x 93 cm (17 1/8 x 36 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.591

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Coarse tabby-woven linen, embroidered at ends with salmon, blue, tan and yellow-green silks and gold yarns in double tent, double running and satin stitches. pattern shows a row of three conventional leaf and blossom units. Soiled and stained; breaks in round. Silks faded; gold yarns tarnished and worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian