Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-9066

Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; body of Huck-like honeycomb pattern; ends of floral setting around ring in center. Drawnwork bands at each end. Hemmed ends; selvage sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
damask
drawn thread work
jacquard
weaving
linen (material)
machine-made
floral patterns
geometric patterns
Linen
Damask
Woven
Drawnwork
Jacquard
Floral
Geometric
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Ink at corner C.A. Little [Catherine Adams Little (1823-1923).]

Associated Building

Used At Spencer-Pierce-Little House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

23.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.1113.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)