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TOWEL EDGINGS

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Two cream colored damask towel edges. The damask is in a striped design. The needlework design is of grouped crossed drawnwork above and below a horizontal needlelace circle design.

Category:
textiles
Object name:
TOWEL EDGINGS
Made from:
Cotton
Made in:
UNKNOWN
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
7.6 × 36.8 cm (3 × 14 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.585.1-2
Class:
Linen
Signature marks:
label From Mme. E. Garnett CONTENTS-MERCHANDISE FOURTH CLASS MAIL/47 East 51st St.. POSTMASTER: THIS PARCEL MAY BE OPENED FOR POSTAL INSPECTION IF NECESSARY/New York City RETURN POSTAGE GUARANTEED/To Mrs. Joseph E. Davies/Street 3029 Klingle Road/City Washington State D.C. Bottom of the box in which the edgings were contained. This is a red bordered label with a background of white and black. The address was typed. inscription Heavy linen emb- Top of the box. This is written in pencil.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973