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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white, plain weave linen; narrow light blue woven stripes along sides. Selvage sides; hemmed ends. Hanging tab at top. Three red embroidered dots in upper corner.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1870
Inscriptions
Inked at corner: W [faint]
Material
embroidering
hand weaving
linen (material)
tabby (textile)
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Probably Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Embroidered
embroidering
hand weaving
Linen
linen (material)
Novelty Weave
Stripe
stripes
tabby (textile)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Woven
Dimensions
17.25 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.182
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Watson
GUSN
9134

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