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Embroidered Guest Towels, between 1940-1950

Identifier: B002.16.0202.00001


Pink Dolby-print tea or kitchen towels embroidered four inches from bottom of one end. The embroidery consists of three colors: dark pink, light pink and burgundy in a semi-Southwestern motif. The top and bottom of towels have three-quarter inches of pink fringe. The towels were embroidered by Esther Mislov for occupational therapy during her stay at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) in 1946.


  • between 1940-1950

Digital Repository

Embroidered Guest Towels

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

The records are primarily in English, but some materials are in other languages, including Hebrew, Yiddish, German, and Russian.

Rights and Usage Statement

This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. In addition, no permission is required from the rights-holder(s) for educational uses. For other uses, you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).


2 Items (towels) ; 68 x 42 centimeters

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

This series includes religious, medical, printing, administrative, trophies, and other types of objects used at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Examples of objects are Torah scrolls, embroidered towels made by a patient, a Hebrew Corona typewriter, printing cases and type, and a chess trophy.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good Cloth


Originally belonged to Esther Mislov.


Title supplied by archivist.

Drawing Number

68 x 42 centimeters


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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