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Towel End (Italy), 14th century

This is a Towel end. It is dated 14th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is cotton and its technique is plain weave with supplementary weft patterning. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 40 x 50 cm (15 3/4 x 19 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Towel End (Italy), 14th century; cotton; Warp x Weft: 40 x 50 cm (15 3/4 x 19 11/16 in.); 1938-31-5

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