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Towel

Sheer, tabby-woven linen, embroidered at ends with green and cream silks and gilded tinsel and yarns in double running and satin stitches. Pattern shows a row of three sprigs and three pointed leaves or trees above a band containing a flowering vine. Stains and holes. metals tarnished and worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian

Turkish, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Turkey

Accession Number

59.594

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles