Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-9068

Description

Rectangular fine white linen damask; center panel of diamond trellis; morning glory sprigs about it. Border of running broad lined trellis. Two bands of drawn work leno-twist across ends. Knotted self fringe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
damask
drawn thread work
fringe
jacquard
weaving
linen (material)
machine-made
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Linen
Damask
Fringe
Woven
Drawnwork
Jacquard
Floral
Morning Glory
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Chainstitch embroidered in red at bottom center: S

Maker

Attributed to Sears Family (Maker)
Attributed to Coolidge Family (Maker)

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

23.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1983.123

Places

Massachusetts (United States)