Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-9069

Description

Rectangular fine white linen damask; center of flecked dots within double border of entwining leafy vines; inner having interspersed flowers. Outer border of line and loop; interspersed spikes; rounded corners. Knotted self fringe at ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
damask
fringe
jacquard
weaving
linen (material)
machine-made
floral patterns
Linen
Damask
Woven
Jacquard
Fringe
Floral
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Embroidered in red at bottom center: S

Maker

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

Dimensions

22.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1983.122