Towel border

Italian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L: 1M85 W: .80M (centers)

Accession Number

93.1096

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Two pieces seamed. White linen “goose-eye” ground, showing bands of conventionalized birds or birds flanking trees, stars and geometrical ornamnents. Pattern defined by secondary blue cotton wefts in overshot weave, reversible. Narrow white cotton bands between plain blue bands. Letter “P” marked in blue cross stitch in one corner. A few stains. Some blue yarns worn off.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection