Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-9060

Description

Rectangular, fine white linen damask; central panel of diaper-like diamond grid; border of oak leaves and acorns. Self fringed ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
damask
embroidering
fringe
jacquard
weaving
linen (material)
machine-made
acorn
floral patterns
oak leaf (motif)
Linen
Damask
Fringe
Embroidered
Jacquard
Woven
Floral
Acorn
Leaf
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Embroidered at bottom: M

Associated Building

Used At Rundlet-May House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

26 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1990.556

Places

New Hampshire (United States)