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Hand towel

Description

Roughly square cotton; white with light blue windowpane checks with blue band outlined in brown, border. Large patched area in different blue and white windowpane check. Selvage sides; hemmed ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1860
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched in corner: SLE [Sarah Longley Ellis (1814-1902)]
Material
cotton (textile)
cross-stitching
textiles
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
checker pattern
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
textiles
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Unidentified Textile
Windowpane
Woven Check
Dimensions
20 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.1603
GUSN
52789

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