Asian Art

Towel, plain cloth, embroidered

19th century

Linen with silk, couched gold and silver embroidery threads

32 1/2 × 18 3/4 in. (82.6 × 47.6 cm)
Gift of Mrs. F.M. Whitehouse
1939.503
Geography: 
Turkey
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Turkish, Islamic
Period: 
Ottoman period (1299–1922)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Mrs. F. M. Whitehouse (Mary Armour Whitehouse, 1868–1958), New York, by 1939 [note 1]; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1939

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