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Embroidered towel

Pastel silks and silver yarns on cotton. Reversible design along narrow ends, showing small houses alternating with cypress trees; edged with lace. Thicker weft of cotton inserted at intervals in unembroidered ground to give striped design.

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill

Greek, 1850–1900

Object Place

Mytilini, Northern Islands, Greek Islands

Accession Number

1972.1067

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles