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Towel End

This is a Towel end. It is dated 18th–19th century and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is linen and its technique is needlework on knotted net. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Salisbury Day. It is credited Gift of Salisbury Day from the Estate of Katharine Day.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 66 × 58 cm (26 in. × 22 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Towel End; Previously owned by Katharine Day ; linen; H x W: 66 × 58 cm (26 in. × 22 13/16 in.); Gift of Salisbury Day from the Estate of Katharine Day; 1957-119-34

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