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Towel

Turkish


Dimensions

65 x 200 cm (25 9/16 x 78 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.00 x .65

Accession Number

01.6253

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fine white cotton gauze. On the ends is worked with various shades of bright pink, yellow, blue, violet, green and gold, a design of three large flowers, surrounded by wreaths?; smaller flowers are arranged to fill the intervening spaces. On the bottom is an undulating vine bearing flowers and leaves. Three sides of the border are finished with fine silver lace.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection