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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; body of alternating rows of diamonds and floral bunches. Sides with running diamond bands and woven red stripe along one side. Across ends three uneven red stripes, the center being the thickest, and diamond patterns. Hemmed ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1890
Material
damask
jacquard
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
machine-made
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
damask
Damask
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
jacquard
Jacquard
Linen
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
machine-made
Stripe
stripes
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
20.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1968.102
GUSN
9074

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