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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen damask; body of diaper-like tiny diamonds; woven damask stripes at each end. Larger red ground with gold flowers flanked by narrower blue bands; sawtooth edges; diamond pattern interiors. Knotted self fringed ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1876-1899
Material
damask
fringe
jacquard
linen (material)
machine-made
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Damask
damask
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
jacquard
Jacquard
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Stripe
stripes
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
19.25 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1964.331
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Lydia Gardiner Chace
GUSN
9076

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