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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white, plain and loose weave; woven blue stripes along edges. One selvage and one hemmed side; hemmed top and bottom. Cotton hanging tabs at ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1870
Inscriptions
Stitched at corner: W Ink faintly in opposite corner: W [probably W for Watson]
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
15 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.179
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Watson
GUSN
37684

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