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)

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

25.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1983.121.1

Places

Massachusetts (United States)