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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; birdseye twill weave. Selvage sides, hemmed top; tape hanging tab at center; self fringe across bottom.

Details

Maker
Possibly Philbrick, Clara, 1803-1886 (Maker)
Date
1820-1825
Inscriptions
"CP 17" (Cross-stitched at bottom corner. "CP" is Clara Philbrick (1803-1886))
Associated Building
Used At Judge Joseph Philbrick's Farm.
Material
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
twill
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
twill
Twilled
Woven
Dimensions
24.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.17B
GUSN
9095

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