Hand Towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-258999

Description

Rectangular, off-white linen towel with embroidered black-letter initial in off-white thread; ends of towel are hemmed and fagotting; cloth woven in stippled pattern; three one-inch bands are plain-woven near hems for decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
weaving
linen (material)
embroidery (visual works)
Linen
Towel, Hand

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

weaving

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

41 7/8 x 20 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift

Accession Number

1998.6368

Places

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