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Bath Towel

Description

Of rectangular form, woven in white linen in an overall pattern of twill squares within even weave borders and quatrafoil devices at the corners connected by long bars. It has hand-hemmed ends and is hand-loomed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
bath towels
Geometric
geometric patterns
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, BATH
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
37.25 x 24.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1736
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11538

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