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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; central portion covered in field of floral springs; border of floral column; Greek Key lines. Border at each end woven in red. Selvage sides; self fringe ends.

Details

Maker
Liscomb, Sarah Anne Pearce (Embroiderer)
Date
1860-1890
Inscriptions
Embroidered in red at bottom corner: S [script]
Location of origin
Little Compton, RI, USA
Material
damask
embroidering
fringe
jacquard
linen (material)
machine-made
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Damask
damask
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
Greek Key
jacquard
Jacquard
key pattern
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Stripe
stripes
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
24 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.415B
GUSN
9147
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