One end (+ detail) of a ‘peşkir’ (hand towel). Crimean Tatar, from Turkey, ca. 1900. Called 'peskir' in Crimean Turkish. Linen, 46 x 128 cm. A single motif of two flowers and leaves, repeated 7 times across the width of cloth and forming two rows; worked in counted-thread technique & satin stitch in four colors. Height of the embroidery (from the tip of flowers to edge of cloth, excluding the tassels): 13 cm. (The Asiye-Zeynep Collection, Washington DC).