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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, fine white linen; body of Huck weave honeycomb pattern; six plain weave bands around border. Knotted lacy linen fringe at ends. Selvage sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1880
Inscriptions
Embroidered at bottom center: ESG [cypher - see worksheet]
Material
embroidering
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
macrame (technique)
tabby (textile)
textiles
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Embroidered
embroidering
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Leno Weave
Linen
linen (material)
macrame (technique)
Macrame'
Novelty Weave
tabby (textile)
textiles
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Unidentified Textile
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
29.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.160
GUSN
49469
Related Items
Title Hand towel Accession number 1983.125 Notes 1983.125 TOWEL, HAND Relationship Similar item

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