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402: 3 show hand towels

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Description

ca. 1834-50; one decorated by Elizabeth Alderfer inscribed in German with her birth date and decorated with red and blue cross-stitch on white linen ground and drawn work bottom border, 46 ˝”x 13 ˝”; open work decorated, linen point work ground towel with applied cotton fringe on top edge, drawn open work in bottom portion and floral design done in cotton needlework, 57”x 16”; plain weave linen towel embellished with cotton thread inserted in strips throughout, 51”x 16”;

Condition

Alderfer- excellent; Open work- some loss of fabric; Plain weave- some darkening on fold lines at top
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6%

Estimate $100 – $150
Starting Bid $50
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6:00 AM - Jun 02, 2012
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Horst Auction Center

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