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Towel Cover (USA), 1837

This is a Towel cover. It is dated 1837 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is cotton on linen and its technique is embroidered. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Mrs. J. Insley Blair. It is credited Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 167 × 48.5 cm (5 ft. 5 3/4 in. × 19 1/8 in.)

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Towel Cover (USA), 1837; cotton on linen; H x W: 167 × 48.5 cm (5 ft. 5 3/4 in. × 19 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1941-98-87

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