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Towel

Yugoslavian
19th century


Object Place: Yugoslavia

Dimensions

Overall: 114.9 x 43.8 cm (45 1/4 x 17 1/4 in.); Length with fringe: 47 in.

Accession Number

59.612

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 solks and gold yarns in satin, doouble running and rococo stitches. Pattern shows a row of three flowering branches ,each bearing three large and two small blossoms and folliage. Short warp fringe at each end. Slightly stained. Gold yarns tarnished and worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian