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Name Drawn-work

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Towel, Hand -

Cream-color linen hand towel. A border created of pulled (drawn) thread work, depicting sailboats on the water. One line of pulled thread work near hem.

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Scarf, Table -

Square linen table cover with drawnwork around the edges and on center square. Drawn work in shape of winged lion. "Drawnwork" or "Drawn thread work," is a form of counted-thread embroidery based on removing threads from the warp and/or the weft of a piece of even-weave fabric. The remaining threads are grouped or bundled together into a variety of patterns. Also known as "pulled thread work." From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drawn_thread_work

Image of Towel, Hand -

Towel, Hand -

One of 7 cream-color Damask hand towels. "McK" (McKee) monogram centered in lower border. 1" drawn-thread border.

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Towel, Hand -

One of 10 cream-color linen hand towels. "MLvW" (Marjorie Van Wickle Lyon) monogram is embroidered in center lower border. Smaller "V" sits under and inside the W). V-shape underline. 1" drawn-thread border.

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Towel, Bath -

Bath towel in cream-color linen. Top and bottom, 2-inch border formed by pulled (drawn) thread work. Embroidered monogram on lower edge has the initials "M van WL" (Marjorie Van Wickle Lyon).

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Towel, Bath -

Bath towel, light cream color, linen with a floral damask design. A line of pulled (drawn) thread work forms a border on each short end of the towel. The initial "A" (Augustine) is embroidered on lower center.