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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; huck weave honeycomb pattern. Woven red stripes at each end; self fringed edges; selvage sides. Three red embroidered dots in corner.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1870
Inscriptions
Ink in corner: W
Material
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Probably Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Fringe
fringe
hand weaving
Leno Weave
Linen
linen (material)
Stripe
stripes
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
18 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.186
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Watson
GUSN
9133

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