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Towel

Turkish
18th–19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

51.3 x 94 cm (20 3/16 x 37 in.)

Accession Number

59.594

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sheer, tabby-woven linen, embroidered at ends with green and cream silks and gilded tinsel and yarns in double running and satin stitches. Pattern shows a row of three sprigs and three pointed leaves or trees above a band containing a flowering vine. Stains and holes. metals tarnished and worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian