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Embroidered towel

Long rectangular piece of unpatterned cream-colored linen. At either end are a pair of similiar stylized floral sprays in polychrome silk and some metallic yarns. Good condition; minor stains.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly Turkish or the Balkans, 19th–20th century

Object Place

Turkey or the Balkans (possibly)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts