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Embroidered Guest Towels, between 1940-1950

 Item
Identifier: B002.16.0202.00001

Overview

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.

Dates

  • 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

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is repsonsible for all copyright complaince.

Extent

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

Provenance

Originally belonged to Esther Mislov.

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Drawing Number

68 x 42 centimeters

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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