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Towel or cover

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Loose white linen: on each end are narrow borders of drawn work, done with light blue, pink and gray silk. The middle of the towel is covered with conventional flowers open and in profile, worked with blue, pink, white, green and gray silk, and gold thread.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish, probably early 18th century

Object Place



50 x 126 cm (19 11/16 x 49 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen embroidered with silk and metallic yarns


Textiles and Fashion Arts