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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular fine white linen damask; center of flecked dots within double border of entwining leafy vines; inner having interspersed flowers. Outer border of line and loop; interspersed spikes; rounded corners. Knotted self fringe at ends.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Sears Family (Maker)
Attributed to Coolidge Family (Maker)
Date
1870-1900
Inscriptions
Embroidered in red at bottom center: S
Material
damask
fringe
jacquard
linen (material)
machine-made
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Damask
damask
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
jacquard
Jacquard
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
22.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1983.122
GUSN
9069

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