Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1825

GUSN

GUSN-54877

Description

Rectangular panel; tab at top center. Overall Bronson weave in geometric pattern of X's, bars and ovals. Selvage sides; hemmed top; self fringe across bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
weaving
cross-stitching
fringe
fustian
hand weaving
geometric patterns
Fustian
Fringe
Leno Weave
Woven
Cross-stitched
Geometric
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

"CP 23" (Cross-stitched at bottom corner. "CP" is Clara Philbrick (1803-1886))

Associated Building

Used At Judge Joseph Philbrick's Farm,

Maker

Possibly Philbrick, Clara, 1803-1886 (Maker)

Dimensions

27.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1949.17A

Places

New Hampshire (United States)

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