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Towel

Danish
19th century


Dimensions

72 x 95 cm (28 3/8 x 37 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .95 x .72

Accession Number

33.444

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Material: heavy white linen. Design: bands of conventionalized floral patterns across bottom end worked with laid and chain-stitch, and cut-work. At the top the letters E K S A B D in pink cross-stitch. A plaited linen warp fringe, like bobbin lace sewn on the bottom.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond