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Possibly a napkin. Rectangular piece of tan linen gauze with dense narrow stripes made by the introduction of white cotton wefts. At either end are regular stylized tree motifs repeating in a row; polychrome silk and some metallic yarns. Good condition; small linked circle on field.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Turkish (?), 19th–20th century

Object Place

Turkey (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, gauze


Textiles and Fashion Arts