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TOWEL

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The towel is made of crash linen embroidered in red and blue. At the top is a double-headed eagle with a floral motif on each side. The rest has embroidered bands in red and blue with two sections embroidered in stylized motifs. At the end is a border of stylized motifs. Probably to go with a bread and salt set.

Category:
needlework
Object name:
TOWEL
Made from:
Linen -- embroidery
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
62.2 x 41.3 cm (24 1/2 x 16 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
43.18
Class:
NEEDLEWORK
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973