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Towel or napkin

Towel or napkin. Rectangular piece of unpatterned tan cotton gauze. At either end a laterally undulating vine with short inscriptions and flower motifs. Mainly metal strips with polychrome silk yarns. Ground stained; repairs. Mounted on a cotton backing.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Turkish, 19th century

Object Place

Turkey

Accession Number

52.1379

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles