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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overall birdseye twill pattern. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom; cotton cord hanging tab at each end.

Details

Maker
Probably Whipple, Nancy Dexter, 1761-1811 (Maker)
Date
1780-1810
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched at top center: NDW/6 [Nancy Dexter Whipple (1761-1811)]
Material
cross-stitching
hand weaving
linen (material)
twill
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
twill
Twilled
Woven
Dimensions
22 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.460.13
GUSN
9090
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