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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overall diamond twill weave pattern; knotted self fringe at bottom. Selvage sides. Handmade linen buttonhole stitch cord tab at top.

Details

Maker
Possibly Gaves, H. (Maker)
Date
1800-1825
Inscriptions
"HG" (Cross-stitched at bottom corner. "HG" is _______ Gaves)
Location of origin
Weare, NH, USA
Material
cross-stitching
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Twilled
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
21 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.17F
Credit Line
Gift of George O. Swasey and Sister
GUSN
9099
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