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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overall checkerboard pattern of alternating twilled weave blocks. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom; hanging tab.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1840
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched at top center: LW/3 [Whipple]
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
20.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.460.14
GUSN
9091
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