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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; central coat of arms (Spanish?); floral and ribbon scrolls on either side. Large floral scrolls; lyre-like motifs on each end. Running floral border; netted self fringe ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1853
Inscriptions
Ink at corner: AMH Hull 6/Barcelona 1853
Location of origin
Barcelona, Spain
Associated Building
Used At USS Constitution.
Material
damask
fringe
jacquard
linen (material)
machine-made
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Coat-of-Arms
coats of arms
Crown
crowns (headdresses)
Damask
damask
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
jacquard
Jacquard
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Accession Number
1941.279
GUSN
9122

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