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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white fine linen; woven in tiny diaper weave. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom.

Details

Maker
Possibly Hathaway, Hannah Sherman, 1778-1853 (Maker)
Possibly Hathaway, Margaret Van Tine, 1811-1892 (Maker)
Possibly Hathaway, Lavinia, 1784-1874 (Maker)
Date
1790-1840
Inscriptions
Ink in corner: Hathaway/5
Material
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
hand weaving
linen (material)
textiles
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Diaper
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
textiles
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Unidentified Textile
Woven
Dimensions
27 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.461F
GUSN
46177
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