Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1840

GUSN

GUSN-9064

Description

Rectangular, off white, loosely woven; M's & O's weave in bar and honeycomb pattern. Selvage sides; hemmed top; hanging tab and knotted self fringe at bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
cross-stitching
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
geometric patterns
Linen
Fringe
Woven
Geometric
Cross-stitched
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Cross-stitched at top center: IWP

Associated Building

Used At Spencer-Pierce-Little House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

20.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.1114

Places

Massachusetts (United States)