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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; body of large scale diamond pattern; red stripes along sides and across ends; red Greek Key band between. Self fringed ends.

Details

Maker
Liscomb, Sarah Anne Pearce (Embroiderer)
Date
1860-1890
Inscriptions
Embroidered in red at corner: S [monogram]
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
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
Greek Key
jacquard
Jacquard
key pattern
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Stripe
stripes
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
22.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.412
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Louis F Snow
GUSN
9150

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