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Graeve, Oscar (ed.) / Delineator
Vol. 119, No. 1 (July, 1931)

Ufford, Helen
Bathroom news,   p. 20 PDF (482.1 KB)


Page 20

D EL I N E A T 0 R
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BATHROOM
BATHROOM
BATHROOM
TO WEL S-W H AT
BOTTLES - WH AT
TUMBLERS - WHAT
SI Z E ?
K IND ?
COLOR ?
1 Bath sheet
2
3
... 44 by 76 inches
Bath sheet, beach cape. .
Bath sheet
38 by 72 inches
. . . 35 by 60 inches
4   Bath towel, large size  . . . 24 by 48 inches
BATHROOM N
H lV definite are you about the sizes of bathroom
t] "els? Do you know the name of each size
. the use for each size? Do you know what
( tandard size of a bath towel is?
L-      t about representative sizes, taking as our
example  the Cannon towels shown above.
The first group of three are bath sheets, bath
sheets that have gone to great lengths to be luxurious.
The white expanse of the first, its border blue striped,
makes a leviathan towel, 44 by 76 inches. The second
one . . . 38 by 72 inches . . . has a double life, and, as
you see by its flamboyant Basque stripes, a gay one: in-
doors, it's a bath sheet: and outdoors, clasped with two
rings which fit into eyelets at the side, it disports itself as
a beach cape. The third bath sheet, also gaily striped,
is arn ller. but ztil! a capacious affair of 3 6; bY 6o inche.
D E L I N E A T 0 R
The next group of three are bath towels of varying
sizes. Especially popular with men are the two larger
sizes: one, 24 by 48 inches (shown here in "C(hevrons"
design); and the other, 24 by 46 inches (shown in "Back-
gammon" design). The last of this group ("Statistical
Columns" design) is of the standard size for a bath towel
-22 by 44 inches.
In the last group of three, the first towel is the face
towel, 20 by 40 inches. The next two towels, the smallest
in our photcgraph . . . 18 by 32 inches and 16 by 28
inches . . . have traditionally been referred to by manu-
facturers as "guest towels," but, more appropriately,
are usually referred to in a home as "hand towels."
In the linen towels ("Old Bleach"), the first one is the
new and very convenient "filger-tip" towel, so by 18 in-
(hes. The center group of three are the conventional siz,'-,
I N S T I T U T E
1or a guest toe1 (Is bV 24 inches)I a hand towel (iS by
32 inches): and a face towel (20 bY 36 inches). The
last is the face towel of aristocratic size, 27 by 43 inches.
Smartly tailored, and glistening in their immaculate
frostiness are the Owens-Illinois bathroom bottles be-
low. The forthright lettering of the silver waterproof
labels is easy to read.
The Beetleware tumblers . . . at the top of the page
. . . made of a new composition, are unbreakable. Gay
they are, in pastel shades to give a bright accent in any
bathroom color scheme.
HELEN UFFORD, Hostess Editor
The bath towels on this page feere graciously loaned us by Cannon Mills,
York. The / nen towels, b Ih "Old Bleach" Linen Company, Ltd..
Yrk. The bathroom bottl, by Owenc-fllinois Glass Company, Toledo.
n     The Breterare tumtbier  by hertlesrare C-roration, New York.
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INTERIORS
( 2 CQ)


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