Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1830-1870

GUSN

GUSN-37684

Description

Rectangular, off white, plain and loose weave; woven blue stripes along edges. One selvage and one hemmed side; hemmed top and bottom. Cotton hanging tabs at ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
hand weaving
linen (material)
tabby (textile)
textiles
stripes
Linen
Woven
Stripe
Novelty Weave
Unidentified Textile
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Stitched at corner: W Ink faintly in opposite corner: W [probably W for Watson]

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Watson

Accession Number

1935.179

Places

Probably Maine (United States)
Probably