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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white fine linen; body of Huck weave bordered by six bands of plain weave. Ends have 2" wide band of netted lace; knotted fringe.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Sears Family (Maker)
Attributed to Coolidge Family (Maker)
Date
1800-1840
Material
fringe
hand weaving
lace (needlework)
linen (material)
tabby (textile)
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Lace
lace (needlework)
Leno Weave
Linen
linen (material)
Novelty Weave
tabby (textile)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
30 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1983.125
GUSN
50344
Related Items
Title Hand towel Accession number 1977.160 Notes 1977.160 TOWEL Relationship Similar item

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