Hand Towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258839

Description

Damask hand towel; rectangular, shite with fagoted stitch 1 1/2 inch from both top and bottom edges; vertical stripes; elaborate scrolling foliate decoration at top; smaller scrolled designs along edges and bottom; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
linen (material)
damask
scrolling foliage
Linen
Damask
Towel, Hand

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

37 1/2 x 21 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6237

Places

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