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Hand Towel

Description

Rectangular, off-white linen towel with embroidered black-letter initial in off-white thread; ends of towel are hemmed and fagotting; cloth woven in stippled pattern; three one-inch bands are plain-woven near hems for decoration.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Associated Building
Original To Sarah Orne Jewett House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
embroidery (visual works)
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Maine (United States)
South Berwick (York county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
embroidery (visual works)
Linen
linen (material)
Towel, Hand
towels
weaving
Dimensions
41 7/8 x 20 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6368
Credit Line
Anonymous Gift
GUSN
258999

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