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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen damask; body of diamond grid pattern; woven red stripe along sides. Across ends red Greek Key border flanked by red stripes all on plain weave. Self fringed ends; selvage sides.

Details

Maker
Liscomb, Sarah Anne Pearce (Embroiderer)
Date
1860-1890
Inscriptions
Embroidered in corner: S [script]
Location of origin
Little Compton, RI, USA
Material
damask
embroidering
fringe
jacquard
linen (material)
machine-made
tabby (textile)
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Damask
damask
Embroidered
embroidering
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
Greek Key
jacquard
Jacquard
key pattern
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Novelty Weave
Stripe
stripes
tabby (textile)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
24.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.417B
GUSN
9145

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