Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1845-1880

GUSN

GUSN-49469

Description

Rectangular, fine white linen; body of Huck weave honeycomb pattern; six plain weave bands around border. Knotted lacy linen fringe at ends. Selvage sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
embroidering
fringe
hand weaving
weaving
linen (material)
macrame (technique)
tabby (textile)
textiles
geometric patterns
Linen
Fringe
Leno Weave
Woven
Embroidered
Macrame'
Geometric
Novelty Weave
Unidentified Textile
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Embroidered at bottom center: ESG [cypher - see worksheet]

Related Items

Title Hand towel Accession Number 1983.125

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

29.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1977.160