Dish Towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-11229

Description

Rectangular linen dish or hand towel; woven with blue and natural white grid check pattern with bolder stripes for the border; two hemmed and two selvage edges; embroidered with small initials at the top left.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dish towels
embroidering
hand weaving
linen (material)
checker pattern
Linen
Woven
Embroidered
Checked
TOWEL, DISH

Inscription

The initials 'AG.'

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

24 x 21.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.400