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Towel

Yugoslavian
19th century


Object Place: Yugoslavia

Dimensions

Overall: 122.9 x 47.6 cm (48 3/8 x 18 3/4 in.); Length with fringe: 51 1/2 in.

Accession Number

59.606

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sheer, tabby-woven linen, with cotton weft stripes, embroidered at each end with polychrome silks and gold and silver yarns in double running and satin stitches. Pattern shows a row of four symmetrical sprigs above a serrated base line. Short warp fringe at each end. Brown stains. Metals tarnished and worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian