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Embroidered towel

Embroidered towel, light natural colored linen with border at each end of stylized flowers worked with neutral yellow silk, yellow, pale green, olive green, red, and brown wool, and a little tarnished metal metal thread, worked in cross stitch.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund

Turkish (Balkan), 19th century

Object Place

Balkan, Turkey

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts