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Towel

Coarse tabby-woven linen, embroidered at each end with heavy polychrome silks and flat silver wire in satin, herringbone, double darning, cross and star stitches. Pattern shows bands, blocks and conventional leaves. Discolored and stained. Remains of five tassels at each end.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian

Turkish or Egyptian, 19th century

Object Place

Turkey or Egypt

Accession Number

59.616

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles