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Lavabo towels of white linen in Chaplain Kit of Army Chaplain Louis J. Beasley

Catalog Data

Issued by:
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Used by:
Louis J. Beasley, American, 1907 - 2001  Search this
Medium:
linen and silk thread
Dimensions:
H x W (.1): 10 5/8 × 17 in. (27 × 43.2 cm)
H x W (.2): 10 1/2 × 17 1/8 in. (26.7 × 43.5 cm)
Type:
communion sets
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1939-1944
Description:
Lavabo towels made of white linen with a cross embroidered in the center of the towel using red thread and a cross stitch. The rectangular towels are hemmed around all four edges with machine stitching. Both towels .1 and .2 are the same.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Catholicism  Search this
Men  Search this
Military  Search this
Religion  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Worship services  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Louis J. Beasley Family
Object number:
2013.205.1.13.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles
Religious and Sacred Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5dcc551b7-89ae-450c-90b5-1983dc7d9fea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.205.1.13.1-.2