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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overshot pattern of diamonds and wheels. Selvage sides; hemmed top; tape tab at center. Hemmed bottom; applied cotton commercial knotted fringe.

Details

Maker
Possibly Philbrick, Clara, 1803-1886 (Maker)
Date
1820-1825
Inscriptions
"23 C P" (Cross-stitched at bottom corner. "CP" is Clara Philbrick (1803-1886))
Material
cotton (textile)
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
Overshot
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Accession Number
1949.17D
GUSN
9097
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