Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1855-1880

GUSN

GUSN-50342

Description

Rectangular fine white linen damask; pomegranate sprigs in center with border of zig-zag line; pomegranates interspersed. Same sort of border except with only single line across ends. Knotted self fringe ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
damask
embroidering
jacquard
weaving
linen (material)
machine-made
floral patterns
fruit
Linen
Damask
Embroidered
Woven
Jacquard
Floral
Pomegranate
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Embroidered at bottom: SPS

Additional Identification Number

1983.121

Maker

Attributed to Sears Family (Maker)
Attributed to Coolidge Family (Maker)

Dimensions

25.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1983.121.1

Places

Massachusetts (United States)