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Towel End, 19th century

This is a Towel end. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is silk and metallic threads on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 12.7 x 50.8 cm (5 x 20 in.)

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Towel End, 19th century; silk and metallic threads on cotton foundation; H x W: 12.7 x 50.8 cm (5 x 20 in.); 1901-27-1-a

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