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1955

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Towel (Greece)

This is a Towel. It is dated late 18th–early 19th century and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is raw silk, metal sequins and its technique is embroidered on plain weave with punched work. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Provident Securities Co. and Estate of Mr. & Mrs. William H. Crocker. It is credited Gift of Provident Securities Company from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crocker.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 89 x 43 cm (35 1/16 x 16 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Towel (Greece); raw silk, metal sequins; H x W: 89 x 43 cm (35 1/16 x 16 15/16 in.); Gift of Provident Securities Company from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Crocker; 1955-133-27

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