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Towel

probably Bulgarian
18th century


Object Place: Balkan, Bulgaria

Dimensions

Overall: 127.3 x 40 cm (50 1/8 x 15 3/4 in.) Length with fringe: 52 in.

Accession Number

48.512

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Natural sheer linen ground with woven horizontal stripes of heavy cotton yarn; ends embroidered in design of cocks worked with pale polychrome silks and metal thread; short twisted warp fringe on ends; a number of yellowish stains, one circular hole rotted out; several cracks and breaks.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Kathleen Ferrare