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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, white linen; five narrow alternating bands of twill and birdseye weaves at each end. Self fringed ends; selvage sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1839
Inscriptions
Ink in corner: Hull-6/Mahon 1839
Location of origin
Mahon, Mediterranean
Associated Building
Used At USS Constitution.
Material
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
tabby (textile)
twill
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Fringe
fringe
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
Novelty Weave
tabby (textile)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
twill
Twilled
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
21 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.276
GUSN
9123

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