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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, brown linen; twill weave; woven brown stripes running top to bottom. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom; cotton cord hanging tabs at each end.

Details

Maker
Probably Hathaway, Margaret Van Tine, 1811-1892 (Maker)
Date
1820-1847
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched at top center: MVH [(Margaret Van Tine Hathaway (1811-1892)]
Material
cross-stitching
hand weaving
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
Stripe
stripes
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Twilled
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
22.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.461B
GUSN
9082

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