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Hand Towel

1970.516.6 (RS115389)

Description

Elongated rectangular form with selvedges along sides. White on white machine woven damask design of large floral sprigs flanked by zig=zag stripes extending from small checkered elements. Each end with a jacquard type border featuring pink-on-white roses with renaissance revival style tracery and borders. Tied fringe. “Roseland” embroidered in red and white striped squared off letters.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1925-1950
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
cotton (textile)
damask
Object type
Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
damask
Damask
floral patterns
Rose
rose (genus)
Towel
Towel, Hand
towels
Dimensions
41 x 22 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.516.6
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64275
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