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1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1974

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

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Towel (USA), late 19th–early 20th century

This is a Towel. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is linen, cotton and its technique is jacquard woven. field: 8-harness satin damask; borders: supplementary blue cotton weft in the warp, float face of the 8-harness satin bound on the surface as weft face 8-harness satin. the supplementary wefts floated free on the back from area to area – t. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 106 x 55 cm (41 3/4 x 21 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Towel (USA), late 19th–early 20th century; linen, cotton; Warp x Weft: 106 x 55 cm (41 3/4 x 21 5/8 in.); 1974-62-1

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