Cotton, silk and metal thread
960 mm (Height)
Place of origin
Embroidered towel. It is made of undyed cotton plain weave open mesh, with a design showing two borders of scrolling stems and flowers. The embroidery consists of metal plate thread and on core, and also silk in ivory, cream, turquoise, pink and blue in darning, satin straight and plaited stitch. The towel is roll hemmed on three sides, and has one selvage.
Given by Philip Yorke III (1905-1978) along with the estate, house and contents to the National Trust in 1973.