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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overall overshot weave pattern of wheels and stars. Band of leno twist drawn work connecting narrow panel with knotted self fringe across bottom. Selvage sides; hemmed top; tape hanging tab.

Details

Maker
Possibly Philbrick, Clara, 1803-1886 (Maker)
Date
1820-1825
Inscriptions
"CP 22" (Cross-stitched at bottom corner. "CP" is Clara Philbrick (1803-1886))
Material
drawn thread work
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
drawn thread work
Drawnwork
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Leno Weave
Linen
linen (material)
Overshot
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
22.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.17H
GUSN
9101

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