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Towel

Spanish
16th or 17th century


Dimensions

68 x 71 cm (26 3/4 x 27 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .71 x .68

Accession Number

03.1339

Medium or Technique

Lace, point, darned netting, Punto a maglia quadra

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Inserted in each end of a linen towel is a strip of diagonal netting in which is a darned a design of mounted horsemen, a fountain, single headed eagles, trees; and angels on each side of the letters U H N. Fringe sewed on.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Linder