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Towel (two ends sewed together). Ground: unbleached linen with stripes of heavier cotton weft. Design: across each end three plants bearing a variety of flowers, worked in double running with several shades of pink, lavender, blue, green, and yellow silk, with stems and outlines worked with gold...

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Gift of Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond

Turkish, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, Linen and silk; embroidery: linen with silk, gilt silver


Textiles and Fashion Arts