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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular fine white linen damask; center panel of diamond trellis; morning glory sprigs about it. Border of running broad lined trellis. Two bands of drawn work leno-twist across ends. Knotted self fringe.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Sears Family (Maker)
Attributed to Coolidge Family (Maker)
Date
1870-1900
Inscriptions
Chainstitch embroidered in red at bottom center: S
Material
damask
drawn thread work
fringe
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
flowers (plants)
Fringe
fringe
jacquard
Jacquard
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Morning Glory
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
23.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1983.123
GUSN
9068

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