Offered is a set of vintage applique dish towels. On flour sacking, these are so cute with the bright prints of sun bonnet girls performing gardening and home tasks. Girl # 1 is setting an embroidered tea table. She is dressed in green gingham bonnet, blue blouse and red and white striped skirt. Girl #2 is feeding birds as she is dressed in red bonnet, brown jacket with yellow flower skirt. The birds are embroidered. Girl # 3 is planting her garden. She is dressed in blue bonnet with brown polka dot top and red gingham skirt with the garden embroidered. Lastly, Girl #4 is admiring herself in an embroidered mirror on parlor table. She has a red bonnet with mint top and blue calico skirt. The appliques are all hand stitched. All the towels are in the range of 38 x 40". Towel #4 does have several quarter size yellow stains in the middle quadrant. Towel # 2 has 2 smudge marks at an edge. All the towels show age yellowing at the folds which should launder out with help of whitening agent. Original listing price $25 Item 4258a Lot L5/1/8
Collectibles with a vintage sensibility; specialty in ladies hats and fashion accessories.
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