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Hand Towels

Description

Three matching large linen towels; off-white; embroidered initial; woven floral design around edges with faggoted border at ends; woven geometric pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
"J" (off-white thread on off-white cloth)
Associated Building
Original To Sarah Orne Jewett House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
embroidery (visual works)
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Maine (United States)
South Berwick (York county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
embroidery (visual works)
floral patterns
geometric motifs
Linen
linen (material)
Towel, Hand
towels
weaving
Dimensions
46 x 26 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6365 - .6367
Credit Line
Anonymous Gift
GUSN
258997

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