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Towel End

This is a Towel end. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is satin and running stitch embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of George A. Hearn.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 48 x 19.2 cm (18 7/8 x 7 9/16 in.)

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Towel End; silk, metallic thread; H x W: 48 x 19.2 cm (18 7/8 x 7 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of George A. Hearn; 1943-19-2

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