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KnottedoekThis knottedoek or dowry cloth is an adaptation of ones made in the province of Friesland in the 17th century in the Netherlands. Very few survive today. They were made by a young man's mother or sister to present to his girlfriend when asking for her hand in marriage. It held a number of coins and if the young lady tightened the knot her answer was yes. The verse is from Romeo and Juliet and the center section can be personalized.

Size: 18.5" x 18.5"
Thread Count: 40 ct. linen
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