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Embroidered towel

Plain white cotton with a decorative border, embroidered in cross stitch, at either end. Design consists of a highly stylized geometric tree or plant (?) repeating side-by-side in a row above a band with repeating lozenge motifs. Red, yellow and blue silk yarns on a cotton ground. Partially...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably Moroccan (Fez), 19th century

Object Place

Morocco (probably)

Accession Number

43.2049

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles