Towel

Russian


Dimensions

Overall (object folded; old dimensions retained): 68 x 49 cm (26 3/4 x 19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

93.1051

Medium or Technique

Cotton, linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The main field is woven with white linen and stripes of pinkish red cotton. These stripes are outlined and detailed with embroidery done with a different shade of red cotton. Joined at one end by fagoting is a piece of white linen on which are worked with red cotton and black silk, symmetrical forms possibly derived from flowers and a piece of red cotton.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection