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Towel

Pastel shades of rose, blue-green and beige silk threads embroidered on linen form twice-repeated floral motif on end borders, above leaf and vine motif; ground weave includes heavier, introduced linen wefts creating striped pattern. Condition: fair, some stains, ink spots

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Hill

Turkish, 19th–20th century

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

Overall: 114.3 x 38.7 cm (45 x 15 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1987.596

Medium or Technique

Linen, silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles