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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen damask; repeating images of bird outside birdhouse on leafy tree limb. Red and white cotton/linen floral band across ends; drawnwork leno twist work on sides. Border of club and heart; knotted self fringe at ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1895
Material
cotton (textile)
damask
drawn thread work
fringe
gauze
jacquard
linen (material)
machine-made
weaving
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Vermont (United States)
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Damask
damask
drawn thread work
Drawnwork
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
gauze
jacquard
Jacquard
Leno Weave
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
TOWEL, HAND
towels
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
22 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.1398
GUSN
9153

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