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Towel

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

43.2039

Medium or Technique

Linen, gauze

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles