Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1840

GUSN

GUSN-50344

Description

Rectangular, off white fine linen; body of Huck weave bordered by six bands of plain weave. Ends have 2" wide band of netted lace; knotted fringe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
fringe
hand weaving
weaving
lace (needlework)
linen (material)
tabby (textile)
geometric patterns
Linen
Lace
Fringe
Woven
Leno Weave
Geometric
Novelty Weave
TOWEL, HAND

Maker

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

Dimensions

30 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1983.125

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

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