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Towel - White, Embroidered, circa 1915-1917 Reg. No: SH 870057
- White embroidered towel, made circa 1915-1917, as part of a trousseau embroidered for Domenica Sammut of Valetta, Malta.The trousseau was embroidered either by herself or by the Nuns. Domenica married Joseph Nicholas Bajada, of Gozo. This item was brought to Australia by her daughter in 1971.
- White towel with a fringe of white, thin pink stripes (two) on each end. At one end the name Domenica with a simple plant design before and after the name, has been embroidered in crimson cotton using a cross stitch.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs C. Bajada, 1987
|Dimensions:||148.00 cm (Height), 76.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||cultural traditions, handcrafts, domestic equipment, weddings, cultural maintenance, glory boxes, ethnic groups, dowries, maltese immigration|
|Themes this item is part of:||Cultural Diversity Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection|
|Primary Classification:||DOMESTIC LIFE|
|Place & Date Made:||Valetta, Malta, circa 1915-1917|
|User:||Domenica Sammut, Malta, circa 1917|