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Hand towel

Description

White linen; woven in concentric diamond pattern. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom.

Details

Maker
Jaquith, Elizabeth Needham, 1748-1820 (Weaver)
Date
1800-1820
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched at top center: AJ [Abigail Jaquith (1788-1844)]
Location of origin
Billerica, MA, USA
Material
cross-stitching
hand weaving
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Leno Weave
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
22 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1946.293B
Credit Line
Bequest of Edgar J. Rollins
GUSN
9106

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