107 x 47 cm (42 1/8 x 18 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .47 x 1.07 not including fringe
Medium or Technique
Cotton, Linen and silk; embroidery: linen with silk, gilt silver
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Towel (two ends sewed together). Ground: unbleached linen with stripes of heavier cotton weft. Design: across each end three plants bearing a variety of flowers, worked in double running with several shades of pink, lavender, blue, green, and yellow silk, with stems and outlines worked with gold thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk). Fringe at each end. Stained.
Gift of Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond