Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-52060

Description

Rectangular, fine white linen; plain weave body; central panel of bronson weave diamonds; three bands along sides; five bands of diamonds and figure eights across ends. Self fringed; selvage sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
weaving
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
tabby (textile)
textiles
geometric patterns
Linen
Fringe
Woven
Leno Weave
Geometric
Novelty Weave
Unidentified Textile
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Ink in corner: Mrs. Hull 12/Mahon 1840

Associated Building

Used At USS Constitution,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Mahon, Mediterranean

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

19.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1941.277