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Towel or napkin

Turkish
19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

43 x 105 cm (16 15/16 x 41 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1379

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Towel or napkin. Rectangular piece of unpatterned tan cotton gauze. At either end a laterally undulating vine with short inscriptions and flower motifs. Mainly metal strips with polychrome silk yarns. Ground stained; repairs. Mounted on a cotton backing.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection