Requires Photography

Towel or napkin

Turkish
19th century (?)


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

49 x 82 cm (19 5/16 x 32 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.465

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular piece of unpatterned tan linen gauze. At either end are three similar floral motifs - a laterally placed blossom on a slightly undulating flowering and leafy stem. Bordering each end is a slim undulating vine with small simple blossoms and leaves. Polychrome silk and metallic yarns plus metal strips. Slightly stained.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection