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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, white linen panel; overall woven design of zig-zag and small diamonds within twill weave. Hemmed top and bottom; cotton cord tabs in center of each end. Selvage edges.

Details

Maker
Probably Whipple, Nancy Dexter, 1761-1811 (Maker)
Date
1780-1810
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched at top center: NDW [Nancy Dexter Whipple (1761-1811)]
Material
cross-stitching
hand weaving
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Probably Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Twilled
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
22.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.460.11
GUSN
9088
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