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Hand Towel

Description

White linen; red border on 2 sides; monogrammed in red; pattern consists of 1 inch of white border then 2 12/16 inch band of Greek-key pattern in red, 18 13/16 of checierboard pattern in white, red Greek-key patter, white border; Greek-key is also woven in on both sides in white; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
"F" (red thread)
Associated Building
Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.).
Material
embroidery (visual works)
linen (material)
textile materials by weaving technique
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
embroidery (visual works)
geometric motifs
Linen
linen (material)
textile materials by weaving technique
Towel, Hand
towels
Dimensions
28 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6279
Credit Line
Estate of Sarah Moore Field
GUSN
258154

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