Towel in two halves
19th century (?")
Object Place: Probably Turkey
Overall (a): 44 x 62 cm (17 5/16 x 24 7/16 in.) Overall (b): 46.5 x 63.5 cm (18 5/16 x 25 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Possibly a sash (?), cut width-wise at the center. A cream colored unpatterned cotton field. At the ends are two groups of conventionalized small detatched floral spray motives arranged alternating in four rows of three. Polychrome wool yarns. Small crosses of metal strips surround each floral motif and fill the end fields. Soiled; slightly worn.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection