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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overall twill/reverse twill weave. Selvage sides; hemmed top; self fringe at bottom. Tape hanging tab at top center.

Details

Maker
Possibly Philbrick, Clara, 1803-1886 (Maker)
Date
1820-1825
Inscriptions
"CP 22" (Cross-stitched at bottom corner. "CP" is Clara Philbrick (1803-1886))
Material
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Twilled
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
22.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.17C
GUSN
9096

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