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Towel

Turkish
Late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

Overall: 118.1 x 59.2 cm (46 1/2 x 23 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.590

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Embroidered towel; rather sheer cotton ground, now deep-cream; color probably white originally, border design on two ends embroidered with polychrome silks and silver metal thread in design of alternating rosette, and peony-like blossom; many small stains and many holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nicea Howard