Bath Towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11538

Description

Of rectangular form, woven in white linen in an overall pattern of twill squares within even weave borders and quatrafoil devices at the corners connected by long bars. It has hand-hemmed ends and is hand-loomed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bath towels
linen (material)
weaving
geometric patterns
Linen
Woven
Geometric
TOWEL, BATH

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

37.25 x 24.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1736