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Towel

Turkish
Probably 18th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

Overall: 128.9 x 52.4 cm (50 3/4 x 20 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1970.561

Medium or Technique

Linen; weaving

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sheer, plain woven linen ground, embroidered at each end with polychrome silks and gilt silver yarns in double darning and double running stitches. Design is a row of 4 conventionalized plant motifs. Linen browned and darned in several small areas. Gilt silver yarns worn and tarnished.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ashton Sanborn in memory of Ashton Sanborn