Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-24410

Description

White linen hand towel w/ red brocaded detail. A brocaded band at either end divided into 3 stripes: two thinner w/ geometric detail flanking central thicker w/ floral detail. Thin red stripe running up either side. Circular damask flowers throughout linen. Fringed ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
brocading
linen (material)
Linen
Brocaded
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Printed (ink) on edge: ""L. C. Coombs""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

22 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5254