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Towel

Turkish


Dimensions

Overall: 185.4 x 40.6 cm (73 x 16 in.); Length with fringe: 90 in.

Accession Number

17.1437

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen, with groups of heavier threads woven in at intervals. Across the ends are worked with deep pinkish red, orange, bright blue, bright green and yellow silk, flowers and buds in profile and pointed trees. Smaller forms, possibly birds with spread wings are arranged in rows and between the floral motives. Edged with a fringe of twisted linen thread and red silk tassels.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henrietta Page