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Towel

Sheer, tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered with polychrome silk and gilded yarn in double running and satin stitches. Bands of ornament at each end, showing three flowering branches over a narrow band containing a flowering vine. Browned and stained. Gold yarns somewhat tarnished and worn.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Turkish, 18th century

Object Place

Turkey

Accession Number

59.774

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles