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Kitchen Towel

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Medium:
Embroidered linen.
National Origin:
American
Type:
Kitchen Towel
Date:
1950-1959
Description:
Cross stitch embroidered kitchen towel hand stitched by Therese Withington Ford in the 1950s using a purchased pattern. These towels illustrate the type of domestic activities women were encouraged to engage in during that era, such as ironing, grocery shopping, baking, and sewing.
This towel is embroidered with the word, "Thursday," and a woman sewing.
Cite As:
The Ford-Deas Family Collection, Anacostia Community Musuem, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Theresa Allen
Accession Number:
2008.0002.0006c
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The Ford-Deas Family Collection
Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum

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