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End of a Towel-scarf


Artist Unknown (Turkey)


19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Linen, silk, metal thread
Size: 31 3/4 x 19 1/4 in. (80.65 x 48.9 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Turkey
Culture: Europe, Turkey
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: Towel-scarf, end of; loosely woven linen embroidered with diagonal floral sprays. The flowers are worked with tinsel thread, the leaves and stems in colored silks. Linen, silk and metal thread.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 20.62
Added to Site: February 28, 2009