Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-34833

Description

Rectangular, off white linen damask; body of diamond grid pattern; woven red stripe along sides. Across ends red Greek Key border flanked by red stripes all on plain weave. Self fringed ends; selvage sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Embroidered in corner: S [script]

Maker

Liscomb, Sarah Anne Pearce (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

Little Compton, RI, USA

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

24.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Louis J. Snow

Accession Number

1932.417A

Places

Rhode Island (United States)