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Hand towel

Description

White linen hand towel w/ red brocaded bands at either end. Each end has 2 thinner bands w/ geometric pattern and larger central band w/ circular swirls. Fringed ends. Damask detail at center.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Embroidered/sewn on back: ""T."" [sewn on label]
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brocading
linen (material)
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Brocaded
brocading
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Dimensions
17 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5256
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24412

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