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Embroidered towel

Embroidered towel, white cotton ground woven with a small geometric pattern with stripe of plain weave at each end, embroidered with white, pink, yellow, and pale orange silk, and tarnished silver thread in a design of symmetrical conventionalized plant forms, short warp fringe at each end.

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Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund

Turkish, 19th century

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Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts