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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; concentric rings of floral sprig/bunches in center; bands at each end; same floral sprigs in between. Twilled weave selvage edges and ends. Knotted self fringe at each end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Inscriptions
Ink at bottom corner: L.A. Blaisdell/No.3
Material
damask
fringe
jacquard
linen (material)
machine-made
textiles
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Damask
damask
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
jacquard
Jacquard
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
textiles
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Twilled
Unidentified Textile
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
21 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.297
GUSN
35590

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