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Fragment of a towel

Diaper weave of white cotton and silk; across one end is worked a conventional design with pink, blue, yellow, green and magenta silk and thin strips of silver gilt. Below this is a knotted fringe made of the warp threads.

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige

Turkish,

Accession Number

83.248

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles