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Towel

Embroidered towel; rather sheer cotton ground, now deep-cream; color probably white originally, border design on two ends embroidered with polychrome silks and silver metal thread in design of alternating rosette, and peony-like blossom; many small stains and many holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nicea Howard

Turkish, Late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

Turkey

Accession Number

54.590

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles