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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; diaper weave. Selvage sides; hemmed ends; applied cotton knotted fringe.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1826-1850
Inscriptions
In ink at corner: Abigail Speare/17 [?] Stitched: C
Material
cotton (textile)
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Diaper
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Wedding
weddings
Woven
Dimensions
23.25 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.1360
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ruth Child
GUSN
9127

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