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Towel

Loosely-woven (tabby) natural linen, embroidered with cream, yellow, blue and red silks in double darning and double running stitches. Pattern of scattered sprigs and bouquets. Narrow needle-woven selvedges present. Some worn yarns, small holes, brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian

Turkish, 19th century

Object Place

Turkey

Accession Number

59.592

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles