Towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-51243

Description

Each is of rectangular form with a fringed lower edge and a hanging loop at the center top. They are woven in a diaper diamond or a bird's eye pattern. They have salvage edge sides and a turn over top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
linen (material)
weaving
lozenges
Linen
Woven
Diamond
TOWEL

Inscription

In ink on the left corner are: 1986.1141.1- Catherine A. Little/No 22. 1986.1141.2- Catherine A. Little/No 23. 1986.1141.3- Catherine A. Little/No 21. 1986.1141.4- Catherine A. Little/No 25.

Pattern

Diamond

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

25.5 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.1141.1-4

Places

Massachusetts (United States)