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Towel

Turkish
probably early 19th century


Dimensions

40.5 x 88 cm (15 15/16 x 34 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .88 x .405

Accession Number

33.458

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Towel (two ends sewed together). Ground: loosely woven unbleached linen. Design: across each end four jars of flowers, worked in double running and drawn-work with blue, several shades of pink, lavender and green silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond