Towel with flowers and paradise landscape
Object Place: Turkey
58 x 171 cm (22 13/16 x 67 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk and metallic yarns embroidered on cotton
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White cotton; on each end is an embroidered design of a garden with gates, small trees and flowers, worked with various shades of green, blue, brown, pink, yellow, black and gray silk, and narrow strips of silver and silver gilt. On the extreme ends are borders of drawnwork, done with silver gilt and a twisted cord giving a scalloped effect.
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection