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Towel

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White rectangular towel, diamond twill, cord loops at center top and bottom, two worn brown embroidered initials

Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout

American, last quarter of the 18th century

Object Place

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 89 x 49.2 cm (35 1/16 x 19 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

45.635

Medium or Technique

Linen broken twill, linen cord, silk cross-stitch embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles