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Pair of towel ends (?) sewn together or cover

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Plain linen ground, embroidered with polychrome silks, predominantly shades of green and salmon, and gold and silver yarns; stitches resembling satin and double darning. Motif showing flowering potted plant repeated to form bands. Narrow bands at each end show undulating vines with leaves and...

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Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection

Turkish, 18th century

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Overall: 67.5 x 37 cm (26 9/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen, Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts