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Towel or napkin

Rectangular unpatterned tan cotton ground. At either end is a lush stylized laterally undulating vine with floral sprays and leaves. Mostly gold-colored metallic yarns plus yellow silk yarns. Ground stained, soiled and patched.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Turkish, 19th century (?)

Object Place

Turkey

Accession Number

43.466

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles