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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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Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles