Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1825-1875

GUSN

GUSN-9052

Description

Rectangular, single piece panel; white linen damask woven with overall design of rows of small scale eight point stars within crosses alternating with rows of ever-smaller diamonds. Selvage edges; narrow hemmed ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
damask
hand weaving
linen (material)
geometric patterns
stars
Linen
Damask
Woven
Geometric
Star
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

In ink at corner: S. Sedgwick/B.2.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

23.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1990.1432