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Hand towel

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; M's & O's weave in honeycomb pattern. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom; tape hanging tabs at top and bottom.

Details

Maker
Possibly Williams, Hannah Davis, 1751-1844 (Maker)
Possibly Weld, Hannah Williams, 1781-1841 (Maker)
Date
1790-1830
Inscriptions
Corner: HW/[?] [remains not legible] [Hannah Williams according to Accession Book.]
Location of origin
Roxbury, MA, USA
Associated Building
Used At Old Homestead.
Material
hand weaving
linen (material)
Object type
Toilet Article
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Geometric
geometric patterns
hand weaving
Honeycomb
honeycomb
Linen
linen (material)
TOWEL, HAND
towels
Woven
Dimensions
19.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1928.998
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon
GUSN
9162

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