Hand Towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258154

Description

White linen; red border on 2 sides; monogrammed in red; pattern consists of 1 inch of white border then 2 12/16 inch band of Greek-key pattern in red, 18 13/16 of checierboard pattern in white, red Greek-key patter, white border; Greek-key is also woven in on both sides in white; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
linen (material)
textile materials by weaving technique
embroidery (visual works)
geometric motifs
Linen
Towel, Hand

Inscription

"F" (red thread)

Associated Building

Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

28 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6279

Places

North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)