Towel or cover

Turkish
probably early 18th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

50 x 126 cm (19 11/16 x 49 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

95.1241

Medium or Technique

Linen embroidered with silk and metallic yarns

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Loose white linen: on each end are narrow borders of drawn work, done with light blue, pink and gray silk. The middle of the towel is covered with conventional flowers open and in profile, worked with blue, pink, white, green and gray silk, and gold thread.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection