Hand Towels

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-225268

Description

White, linen cloths in satin-damask weave. Cloth centers in diaper pattern with four inch floral border in reverse pass technique. Inner border a [persimmon and daisy] pattern encircled by leafy volutes. Outer border a dash pattern with [fleur-de-lis] on corners. Regal oval monogram embroided "R" on short-side. One and a half inch border with non-representationall decoration

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
linen (material)
damask
weaving
thread
embroidery (visual works)
floral patterns
geometric motifs
Linen
Damask
Towel, Hand

Inscription

"R" (Embroidered)

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Title Blanket Accession Number 2001.154
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Title Hand Towel Accession Number 2001.158
Title Hand Towel Accession Number 2001.159

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

30 1/2 x 17 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad, Mr. Edward S. Rogerson, Mr. Henry P. Rogerson and William G. Rogerson, Esq.

Accession Number

2001.156.1-2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Probably Europe