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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen damask; body of columns of undulating ivy vines separated by lines; narrow blue ivy vine border all edges. Gold ivy border across ends. Self fringed ends; selvage sides.

Details

Maker
Liscomb, Sarah Anne Pearce (Embroiderer)
Date
1850-1890
Inscriptions
Embroidered in white outlined in blue in corner: S [monogram]
Location of origin
Little Compton, RI, USA
Material
damask
embroidering
fringe
jacquard
linen (material)
machine-made
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Damask
damask
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Fringe
fringe
Ivy
jacquard
Jacquard
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Stripe
stripes
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
25.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.418
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Louis J. Snow
GUSN
9144

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