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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; center of lines interspersed with Greek Keys; leaves within field of dots; double running diamond border; outer portion of gold-yellow cotton with floral sprigs between. Border lines gold- yellow across ends. Selvage sides; self fringed ends.

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
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Damask
damask
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
jacquard
Jacquard
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Stripe
stripes
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
18.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.413
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Louis J. Snow
GUSN
9149

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