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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white plain weave linen. Hemmed top and sides; one end selvage. Cotton cord hanging tabs at each end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1870
Inscriptions
Stitched in corner: M [M or 3 or W?]
Material
hand weaving
linen (material)
tabby (textile)
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Probably Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
Novelty Weave
tabby (textile)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Woven
Dimensions
17 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.178
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Watson
GUSN
9136

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