Towel used by the Pullman Company

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Description
White cotton with a small basket weave patterned rectangular Pullman Company towel. At the center of the towel is a blue fabric band with a small curved line decorative stitched boarder. Stitched in white thread at the center of the blue band is: "PROPERTY OF THE PULLMAN COMPANY 1940".
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Textiles
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
1940
Object number
2012.46.75.3
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Created by
Pullman Palace Car Company, American, 1867 - 1981
Topic
African American
Labor
Pullman Porters
Segregation
Transportation
Medium
cotton
Dimensions
H x W: 16 1/8 x 25 in. (41 x 63.5 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Type
towels