Hand Towels

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-258997

Description

Three matching large linen towels; off-white; embroidered initial; woven floral design around edges with faggoted border at ends; woven geometric pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"J" (off-white thread on off-white cloth)

Associated Building

Original To Sarah Orne Jewett House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

46 x 26 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift

Accession Number

1998.6365 - .6367

Places

South Berwick (York county, Maine)
Maine (United States)