Ottoman Ritual Towel

Ritual towel of linen embroidered at both ends with three large floral medallions and a narrow floral border.The uncut warp loops on Turkish towels created a kind of pile, which absorbed water quickly. Pile is seen here as bands above the embroidered design. Textiles with this weave structure later became known as terry cloth.

Circa: 19th C.

Origin: Ottoman Empire

Material: Silk and metallic thread on linen

Condition: Minor repairs,holes and stains, good

Dimensions: 521" x 30"

Inventory number: TX3812



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