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Towel

Thin cotton; design on ends of pots of flowers, between columns joined by grape vines. Embroidered with colored silks and flat silver gilt; colors, bright light blues, yellow, greens, pinks and heliotropes.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish, 1750–1800

Accession Number

07.437

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery: cotton with silk, silver, gilt-silver

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles