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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, fine white linen damask; central panel of diaper-like diamond grid; border of oak leaves and acorns. Self fringed ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1880
Inscriptions
Embroidered at bottom: M
Associated Building
Used At Rundlet-May House.
Material
damask
embroidering
fringe
jacquard
linen (material)
machine-made
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
acorn
Acorn
Damask
damask
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
jacquard
Jacquard
Leaf
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
oak leaf (motif)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
26 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.555
GUSN
9061

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