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Towel

Linen and silk warps with linen wefts form vertical striping along margins of ground; ends embroidered in polychrome silk and silver metallic threads of floral motifs; silver metallic threads also in fringe; two motifs on each border; reversible. Condition: Poor; staining, metallic threads worn,...

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Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Hill

Turkish, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

Overall: 125.1 x 45.1 cm (49 1/4 x 17 3/4 in.); Length with fringe: 56 3/4 in.

Accession Number

1987.594

Medium or Technique

Linen, Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles