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Asian Art

Towel

19th century

Embroidered linen twill

68 3/4 × 30 1/2 in. (174.6 × 77.5 cm)
Gift of J.K. Birge, B.A. 1909
1940.105
Geography: 
Turkey
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Turkish, Islamic
Period: 
Ottoman period (1299–1922)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

John Kingsley Birge (1888–1952), Istanbul, Turkey; gift in 1940 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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