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This is a Towel. It is dated 1920–29 and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is cotton, silk, metal-wrapped cotton and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous supplementary weft; warp over spun, z-twist; one end finished with warp ends knotted and clipped just above the knot; other end finished with a row of herringbone stitch and a half inch of needle lace. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 92 x 30.5 cm (36 1/4 x 12 in.)

Cite this object as

Towel; cotton, silk, metal-wrapped cotton; Warp x Weft: 92 x 30.5 cm (36 1/4 x 12 in.); 1974-92-6

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