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Towel

Yugoslavian
19th century


Object Place: Yugoslavia

Dimensions

Overall: 114.6 x 50.8 cm (45 1/8 x 20 in.); Length with fringe: 52 in.

Accession Number

59.607

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sheer, tabby-woven linen, with patterns of bands, lozenges and spots inlaid with white or dark blue cotton. Embroidered at ends with polychrome silks and gold yarns in fancy double stitches. Pattern shows a pair of flowering branches above a delicate flowering vine. Brown stains. Holes. Silks faded; gold yarns tarnished and worn. Short warp fringe at each end.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian