Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1876-1899

GUSN

GUSN-50343

Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; oval floral wreath in center; border of flowering vines. Framed end panels with floral groupings with butterflies. Border of running fleur-de-lis. Knotted fringed ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
damask
embroidering
fringe
jacquard
weaving
linen (material)
machine-made
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
floral patterns
wreaths (costume accessories)
Linen
Damask
Fringe
Woven
Embroidered
Jacquard
Butterfly
Fleur-de-Lis
Wreath
Floral
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Embroidered at bottom center: S

Maker

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

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

21.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1983.124

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