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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; bronson pattern of diamonds; dot in centers. Selvage sides, hemmed top and bottom. Applied cotton netting; knotted fringe across bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1840
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched at top center: KJ [? Most of initial thread is missing.]
Associated Building
Used At Ichabod Hayes Homestead.
Material
cotton (textile)
cross-stitching
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
textiles
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Leno Weave
Linen
linen (material)
textiles
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Unidentified Textile
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
22.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1961.203
GUSN
46535
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