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Hand Towels Six: We Are Never Deceived (four from a set of six)

Four white linen damask hand towels (from a set of six) embroidered with a phrase: "Guilt has very quick ears to an accusation." "We are never deceived, we deceive ourselves." "What a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive." "Resist no temptation a guilty conscience is more...

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Purchased from Mobilia Gallery by the donor, Daphne Farago in 1995; Gift to MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

American, 1991


Height x width: 30 x 17 1/2 in. (76.2 x 44.5 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen damask embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Fiber arts