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1951

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Towel End

This is a Towel end. It is dated 18th–19th century and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is cotton, silk, silver gilt foil on silk core and its technique is embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Miss Frances Morris. It is credited Gift of Frances Morris.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 160.5 x 101.8 cm (5 ft. 3 3/16 in. x 40 1/16 in.)

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Towel End; cotton, silk, silver gilt foil on silk core; H x W: 160.5 x 101.8 cm (5 ft. 3 3/16 in. x 40 1/16 in.); Gift of Frances Morris; 1951-111-41

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