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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; huck weave honeycomb pattern. Selvage sides; self fringed ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1840
Inscriptions
Ink at corner: M.A Cushing [possibly - difficult to read last word.]
Associated Building
Used At Spencer-Pierce-Little House. Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
textiles
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Leno Weave
Linen
linen (material)
textiles
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Unidentified Textile
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
23.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1115
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51217

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