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Hand towel

Description

Nearly square, off white linen diaper weave. Applied cotton fringe on ends; selvage sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1840
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched at corner: G [Sarah Gerry Child (1844-1907)?]
Material
cotton (textile)
cross-stitching
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Diaper
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
Fringe
fringe
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Wedding
weddings
Woven
Dimensions
24 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.1359
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ruth Child
GUSN
9128

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