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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, fine white linen; plain weave body; central panel of bronson weave diamonds; three bands along sides; five bands of diamonds and figure eights across ends. Self fringed; selvage sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Inscriptions
Ink in corner: Mrs. Hull 12/Mahon 1840
Location of origin
Mahon, Mediterranean
Associated Building
Used At USS Constitution.
Material
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
tabby (textile)
textiles
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Leno Weave
Linen
linen (material)
Novelty Weave
tabby (textile)
textiles
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Unidentified Textile
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
19.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.277
GUSN
52060

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