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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white, plain weave; narrow blue stripe along each selvage side. Three red embroidered dots in corner. Hemmed ends; hanging tab at one end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1870
Inscriptions
Ink at corner: W
Material
hand weaving
linen (material)
tabby (textile)
textiles
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Probably Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
Novelty Weave
Stripe
stripes
tabby (textile)
textiles
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Unidentified Textile
Woven
Dimensions
16.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.169
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Watson
GUSN
37681

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