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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white, loosely woven; M's & O's weave in bar and honeycomb pattern. Selvage sides; hemmed top; hanging tab and knotted self fringe at bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1840
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched at top center: IWP
Associated Building
Used At Spencer-Pierce-Little House. Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cross-stitching
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Woven
Dimensions
20.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1114
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
9064

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