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Hand Towel

Description

Damask hand towel; rectangular, shite with fagoted stitch 1 1/2 inch from both top and bottom edges; vertical stripes; elaborate scrolling foliate decoration at top; smaller scrolled designs along edges and bottom; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Associated Building
Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.).
Material
damask
linen (material)
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
United States
Descriptive terms
Damask
damask
Linen
Probably linen (material)
scrolling foliage
Towel, Hand
towels
Dimensions
37 1/2 x 21 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6237
Credit Line
Estate of Sarah Moore Field
GUSN
258839

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