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Towel

Unpatterned rectangular tan cotton field. At either end are lush flower and leaf motifs repeating laterally in polychrome silk and gold-colored metallic yarns. Stains on field.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Turkish, 18th–19th century (?)

Object Place

Turkey

Accession Number

43.469

Medium or Technique

Cotton embroidered with silk and metallic yarns

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles