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  • Towel (Near East), late 19th century

    Cotton towel with ends embroidered in silks and metal thread. Design appears to be house with groups of towers at side. Worked entirely in drawnwork, embroidered over in colors; parts…

  • Towel (Near East), late 19th century

    Towel of white hand-woven cotton, narrow width (9 1/16 in. from selvage to selvage). Ends embroidered in silk design of double row of stylized jars of flowers, alternating with tall…

  • Towel (Near East), late 19th century

    Cotton towel with ends embroidered in colored silks and flat metal. Design of flower clusters on either side of a jar or fountain. One selvage present.

  • Towel (Near East), late 19th century

    Towel of white hand-woven cotton with ends embroidered in detached designs, simulating an island with tall trees and other forms. Pattern embroidered in red, rose, green, light blue and gold.…

  • Towel (Near East), late 19th century

    Towel of dark red cotton in a crêpe weave. Ends embroidered in simple detached flower sprays of blossoms surmounted by curving leaf form. Center of flower, drawn and embroidered in…

  • Towel (Italy)

    Perugia towel

  • Towel (Italy)

    Perugia-type towel

  • Towel (USA)

  • Towel, 19th century

    Long linen towel with broad decorated central area made up of wide and narrow cutwork and embroidery bands with floral or geometrical designs and one broad band with initials “M.A.D.”…

  • Towel (Denmark), 1824

    Long vertical towel of undyed linen with three broad bands of embroidery and drawn work in white linen thread in symmetrical designs. Motifs include: horsemen, floral forms, initials “M.O.D.” and…

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