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Hand towel

Description

White linen hand towel w/ red brocaded detail. A brocaded band at either end divided into 3 stripes: two thinner w/ geometric detail flanking central thicker w/ floral detail. Thin red stripe running up either side. Circular damask flowers throughout linen. Fringed ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
Printed (ink) on edge: ""L. C. Coombs""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brocading
linen (material)
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
Brocaded
brocading
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Dimensions
22 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5254
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24410

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