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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular fine white linen damask; pomegranate sprigs in center with border of zig-zag line; pomegranates interspersed. Same sort of border except with only single line across ends. Knotted self fringe ends.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Sears Family (Maker)
Attributed to Coolidge Family (Maker)
Date
1855-1880
Inscriptions
Embroidered at bottom: SPS
Material
damask
embroidering
jacquard
linen (material)
machine-made
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
damask
Damask
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
fruit
jacquard
Jacquard
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Pomegranate
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
25.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1983.121.2
GUSN
9070

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