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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular white linen damask; body dissected by varigated lines running diagonally and leafy vines running diagonally opposite. Border of lines. Double row of drawn work bars at each end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
Embroidered at bottom center: P [in gothic script]
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
jacquard
Jacquard
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
25.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.330
GUSN
9071

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