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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; body of Huck-like honeycomb pattern; ends of floral setting around ring in center. Drawnwork bands at each end. Hemmed ends; selvage sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Inscriptions
Ink at corner C.A. Little [Catherine Adams Little (1823-1923).]
Associated Building
Used At Spencer-Pierce-Little House. Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
damask
drawn thread work
jacquard
linen (material)
machine-made
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
damask
Damask
drawn thread work
Drawnwork
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
jacquard
Jacquard
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
23.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1113.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
9066

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