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Towel with flowers and paradise landscape

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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...

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Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

Turkish, 18th–19th century

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

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Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic yarns embroidered on cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts