Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-34831

Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; central portion covered in field of floral springs; border of floral column; Greek Key lines. Border at each end woven in red. Selvage sides; self fringe ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
damask
embroidering
fringe
jacquard
weaving
linen (material)
machine-made
textiles
floral patterns
key pattern
stripes
Linen
Damask
Fringe
Jacquard
Woven
Embroidered
Floral
Stripe
Greek Key
Unidentified Textile
TOWEL, HAND

Maker

Liscomb, Sarah Anne Pearce (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

Little Compton, RI, USA

Dimensions

24 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Louis J. Snow

Accession Number

1932.415A

Places

Rhode Island (United States)

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