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Dish Towel

Description

Rectangular linen dish or hand towel; woven with blue and natural white grid check pattern with bolder stripes for the border; two hemmed and two selvage edges; embroidered with small initials at the top left.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Inscriptions
The initials 'AG.'
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
hand weaving
linen (material)
Object type
Maintenance T&E
Descriptive terms
Checked
checker pattern
dish towels
Embroidered
embroidering
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, DISH
Woven
Dimensions
24 x 21.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.400
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11229

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