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Towel

Yugoslavian
19th century


Object Place: Yugoslavia

Dimensions

Overall: 108.9 x 53.7 cm (42 7/8 x 21 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.610

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sheer, tabby-woven linen or cotton, heavily embroidered at ends with pink, blue and green silks and gold and silver yarns in double running and satin stitches. Pattern shows palm-like trees alternating with triangular mounds of scales containing single blossoms or leaves. Fabric browned and stained. Silks faded; Metal yarns worn and tarnished.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian