A group of vintage 1930's towels and unfinished projects featuring Swedish weaving, or Swedish embroidery, plus started projects of drawn and pulled thread needlework. All found in the same household. Great sample or historical items.
One of the finished towels is stamped "Federal S.C. Not To Be Sold. These were sample pieces provided by the WPA ~ the government work program of the 30's into the early 1940's, to provide jobs for the unemployed. Three of the towels are huck fabric while the one finger towel, a damask. The fabric of the unfinished projects are (2) a combination of huck and damask and the other linen.
The three finished towels are 17" x 34". The Swedish weaving is only on the one end.
All items are just as found, meaning they are soiled from handling or storage.
Lots of 7 pieces.