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Collection: Marjorie Ruth Ross Collection
Object Id Number: 85.5.187
Object Name: Towel, hand
Description: Towel fragment - white with narrow decorative border bands in red. Tagged, "Old Commercially woven hand towel to show the tension problem in alternating tabby and pattern areas." Ruth Holroyd's note on catalog card, "the puckering is caused more by laundering than the weaving."
Weave: Huck
Warp: white cotton
Weft: same
Pattern weft: cotton, faded red.
Subjects: Natural Fiber - Cotton (Udf1)
Woven - Huck (Udf3)
Bands (Udf6)
Natural Fiber - Cotton (Udf7)
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