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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overall birdseye twill weave pattern. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom; tabs at each end.

Details

Maker
Possibly Philbrick, Clara, 1803-1886 (Maker)
Date
1820-1825
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched at bottom corner: CP/15 [Clara Philbrick (1803-1886)]
Material
cross-stitching
hand weaving
linen (material)
twill
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
twill
Twilled
Woven
Dimensions
21 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.20B
GUSN
9103

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