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Towel

Albanian
early 20th century


Object Place: Kossova, Albania

Dimensions

49.3 x 128.5 cm (19 7/16 x 50 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.73

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade, woven

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Towel; foundation weave of white silk warp and yellow silk wefts forming a sheer fabric with irregular horizontal stripes woven with heavy white cotton wefts; at each end, border of geometric forms each with central lozenge brocaded with red and purple cotton, bright green silk and gold metal thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope B. Noyes