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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular panel; tab at top center. Overall Bronson weave in geometric pattern of X's, bars and ovals. Selvage sides; hemmed top; self fringe across bottom.

Details

Maker
Possibly Philbrick, Clara, 1803-1886 (Maker)
Date
1820-1825
Inscriptions
"CP 23" (Cross-stitched at bottom corner. "CP" is Clara Philbrick (1803-1886))
Associated Building
Used At Judge Joseph Philbrick's Farm.
Material
cross-stitching
fringe
fustian
hand weaving
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Fringe
fringe
Fustian
fustian
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Leno Weave
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
27.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.17A
GUSN
54877
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