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Towel

Turkish
Late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

Overall: 129.2 x 43.2 cm (50 7/8 x 17 in.); Length with fringe: 56 1/4 in.

Accession Number

54.589

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cream colored ground striped vertically, sheer (linen warp, silk weft) and solid (heavy silk warp and weft); at each end spray with two large conventionalized blossoms and smaller buds, repeated three times, embroidered with polychrome silks and silver metal thread; short twisted fringe on two ends; fragile, a number of holes and stains, embroidery silks quite faded.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nicea Howard