Ottoman Ritual Towel
This striped linen ritual towel features double-sided silk and metallic thread embroidery, depicting abstract floral motifs and Arabic script. Weft threads were pulled from the ends in order to create a fringe-like effect.
Circa: 19th c.
Material: silk and metallic thread embroidery on linen
Condition: fair condition with stains and two small burn holes
Dimensions: 43" x 18"
Inventory number: TX4444