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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white fine cotton; huck weave in honeycomb pattern. Selvage sides; self fringed ends.

Details

Maker
Tobey, Betsy Fuller (Weaver)
Date
1810-1835
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched at corner: BP [Betsy (Fuller) Tobey]
Material
cotton (textile)
cross-stitching
fringe
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
Leno Weave
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Dimensions
18 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1962.94
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Austin Smith
GUSN
9077

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