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Embroidered towel

Sheer linen embroidered towel, with weft stripes of heavier cotton thread, at each end two large curved sprays of stylized flowers worked with tarnished metal thread and several shades of pink, blue, green silk, warp fringe at each end.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler

Turkish, 18th–19th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts