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"Turkish" style towel

Possibly a napkin. An unpatterned cream-colored linen field. At either end repeating in a row are stylized trees on bases alternating irregularly with simple circular and zig-zag motifs. Polychrome silk and some metallic yarns in embroidery and drawnwork. Good condition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Yugoslavian (?), 19th–20th century

Object Place

Yugoslavia (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts