Towel with flowers and paradise landscape

Turkish
18th–19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

58 x 171 cm (22 13/16 x 67 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6254

Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic yarns embroidered on cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection