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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; twill weave. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom. Woven tape hanging tab at each end.

Details

Maker
Probably Hathaway, Hannah Sherman, 1778-1853 (Maker)
Date
1800-1830
Inscriptions
Ink at top center: A. Hathaway [H?] Hannah Hathaway? (1778-1853)]
Material
hand weaving
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Twilled
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
27.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.461Q
GUSN
9081
Reference Notes
Anonymous. Workwoman's Guide. [No Publisher].

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