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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; grid system of plain weave bars; intersections of honeycombed M's & O's weave. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom; cotton cord hanging tab at top; applied cotton fringe at bottom.

Details

Maker
Pettingill, Mrs., 1846 ? (Maker)
Date
1840-1870
Inscriptions
on attached sticker: Homespun/Linen
Location of origin
Livermore Falls, ME, USA, (Possibly)
Material
cotton (textile)
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
tabby (textile)
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
Novelty Weave
tabby (textile)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Woven
Dimensions
25.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.2756
GUSN
9143

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