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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white, plain weave linen; top, bottom and one side hemmed; cotton cord hanging tab at one end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1880
Inscriptions
Ink at corner: W. [Watson]
Material
hand weaving
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
tabby (textile)
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Probably Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
Novelty Weave
tabby (textile)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Woven
Dimensions
16.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.170
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Watson
GUSN
9141

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