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Towel

Embroidered towel; cream colored ground with vertical silk warp; border on two ends embroidered with polychrome silks and gold metal thread in repeat of conventionalized spray of carnations, tasseled fringe on two ends. Linen ground.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nicea Howard

Turkish, Late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

Turkey

Accession Number

54.591

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles