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Towel

Danish
1844


Dimensions

72 x 141 cm (28 3/8 x 55 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.41 x .72

Accession Number

33.443

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Material: heavy white linen, two strips worked separately and sewed together. Design: bands of conventionalized floral patterns of cut-work and laid-work. The letters A.H. (B)  and the date 1844 on one half, on the other the same date but the letters M G G D. A plaited linen fringe, like bobbin lace, sewed on the bottom of each piece.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond