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Towel

Turkish
19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

Overall: 162.2 x 49.5 cm (63 7/8 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

59.592

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Loosely-woven (tabby) natural linen, embroidered with cream, yellow, blue and red silks in double darning and double running stitches. Pattern of scattered sprigs and bouquets. Narrow needle-woven selvedges present. Some worn yarns, small holes, brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian