Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1840

GUSN

GUSN-46535

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; bronson pattern of diamonds; dot in centers. Selvage sides, hemmed top and bottom. Applied cotton netting; knotted fringe across bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
weaving
cotton (textile)
cross-stitching
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
textiles
geometric patterns
Linen
Cotton
Fringe
Leno Weave
Woven
Cross-stitched
Geometric
Unidentified Textile
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Cross-stitched at top center: KJ [? Most of initial thread is missing.]

Associated Building

Used At Ichabod Hayes Homestead,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

22.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1961.203

Places

New Hampshire (United States)

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