Hand Towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1925-1950

GUSN

GUSN-64273

Description

Elongated rectangular form with selvedges along sides. White on white machine woven damask design of large floral sprigs flanked by zig=zag stripes extending from small checkered elements. Each end with a jacquard type border featuring pink-on-white roses with renaissance revival style tracery and borders. Tied fringe. “Roseland” embroidered in script chain stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
cotton (textile)
damask
floral patterns
rose (genus)
Towel
Towel, Hand
Cotton
Damask
Rose
Towel, Hand

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Related Items

Title Hand Towel Accession Number 1970.516.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts

Dimensions

41 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.516.4