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Towel

Turkish


Dimensions

Overall: 90.5 x 44.8 cm (35 5/8 x 17 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.733

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White gauze: worked on each end with pink, brown, green, yellow and white silk and gold thread, are three conventional, unsymmetrical sprays of flowers. On the ends are 1” bands of solid embroidery. Cut and pieced.

Provenance

By 1914, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel