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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; plaid pattern of M's & O's weave intersection; twilled weave interspaces. Selvage sides; hemmed ends; tape hanging tab at one end.

Details

Maker
Knowles, Mehitable (Woodman), 1790-1845 (Weaver)
Date
1805-1830
Inscriptions
In ink at corner: Knowles
Material
hand weaving
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Twilled
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
22 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.663
GUSN
9164

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