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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, single piece panel; white linen damask woven with overall design of rows of small scale eight point stars within crosses alternating with rows of ever-smaller diamonds. Selvage edges; narrow hemmed ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1875
Inscriptions
In ink at corner: S. Sedgwick/B.2.
Material
damask
hand weaving
linen (material)
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
damask
Damask
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
Star
stars
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Woven
Dimensions
23.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.1432
GUSN
9052

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