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Towel

Material: heavy white linen. Design: bands of conventionalized floral patterns of cut-work and laid-work. The letters R P S and the date 1843 in cut-work. A plaited linen fringe, like bobbin lace sewed across bottom.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond

Danish, 1843

Accession Number

33.445

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles