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Collection Textiles-Towels
Catalog Number 1970.92.10
Object Name Towel
Date 1908
Creator Kulp, Margaret
Place of Origin Probably Southeastern Pennsylvania
Material Cotton, Linen
Dimensions W-17.5 L-41.5 inches
Description A handspun towel comprised of bleached plain weave linen. At each of the top corners there is a 1/8" long stitched buttonhole loop attached. Along the top there is the cross-stitched name "MARGARET KULP" with the year "1908" located below, which are both embroidered in red cotton. The right and left edge have a 1/8" wide foldover hem while the top and bottom edge have been left unfinished.
Provenance Embroidered by Margaret Kulp, but there is no additional information about the maker or origin of this piece.
Cataloged by C.Harvey