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Towel

Turkish or Algerian (?)


Dimensions

Overall: 115.6 x 50.8 cm (45 1/2 x 20 in.); Length with fringe: 54 1/2 in.

Accession Number

17.668

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. On the ends are embroidered with white, pinkish violet, deep cream color light blue and dark brown silk, three kaleidoscopic forms, probably representing two leaves and a composite flower. The flowers are white and violet outlined with brown. Finished with a straight band of embroidery and a fringe of twisted warp threads.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection