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Half of a towel (one of two halves)

Possibly a sash (?), cut width-wise at the center. A cream colored unpatterned cotton field. At the ends are two groups of conventionalized small detatched floral spray motives arranged alternating in four rows of three. Polychrome wool yarns. Small crosses of metal strips surround each floral...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably Turkish, 19th century (?")

Object Place

Probably Turkey

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Embroidered wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts