Skip to content

Search Collections

Hand Towels

Description

White, linen cloths in satin-damask weave. Cloth centers in diaper pattern with four inch floral border in reverse pass technique. Inner border a [persimmon and daisy] pattern encircled by leafy volutes. Outer border a dash pattern with [fleur-de-lis] on corners. Regal oval monogram embroided "R" on short-side. One and a half inch border with non-representationall decoration

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1930
Inscriptions
"R" (Embroidered)
Material
damask
embroidery (visual works)
linen (material)
thread
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Probably Europe
Descriptive terms
damask
Damask
embroidery (visual works)
floral patterns
geometric motifs
Linen
linen (material)
thread
Towel, Hand
towels
weaving
Dimensions
30 1/2 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.156.1-2
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad, Mr. Edward S. Rogerson, Mr. Henry P. Rogerson and William G. Rogerson, Esq.
GUSN
225268
Related Items
Title Blanket Accession number 2001.154
Title Blanket Accession number 2001.155
Title Hand Towel Accession number 2001.157
Title Hand Towel Accession number 2001.158
Title Hand Towel Accession number 2001.159

Comments