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TOWEL EDGING

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Fifteen cream damask towel edgings. One inch from the hem area is drawnwork with groups of twos in overcast stitch. The major design element is 1 1/4 inch above this and is of openwork.. This design strip highlighted at each end by needle lace diamonds. In the center of the strip is a needle lace circle.

Category:
textiles
Object name:
TOWEL EDGING
Made from:
Cotton
Made in:
UNKNOWN
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
10.8 × 37.5 cm (4 1/4 × 14 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.583.1-15
Class:
Linen
Signature marks:
label From Mme. E. Garnett CONTENTS-MERCHANDISE / 47 East 51st St.. FOURTH CLASS MAIL / New York City POSTMASTER: THIS PARCEL MAY BE OPENED FOR POSTAL INSPECTION IF NECESSARY RETURN POSTAGE GUARANTEED / To Mrs. Joseph E. Davies / Street 3029 Klingle Road / City Washington State D.C. Bottom of box in which the items were contained. The label has a red border with black and white background. The address is typed. inscription Heavy linen emb- Top of the box Written in pencil.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973