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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen damask; central panel of diaper-like diamonds framed in double, three-line border; row of stars in between. Selvage sides; self fringed ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Embroidered at bottom center: SMW
Material
damask
embroidering
fringe
jacquard
linen (material)
machine-made
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Damask
damask
Embroidered
embroidering
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
jacquard
Jacquard
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Star
stars
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
19.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.172
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Watson
GUSN
9140
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