Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1865-1890

GUSN

GUSN-9074

Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; body of alternating rows of diamonds and floral bunches. Sides with running diamond bands and woven red stripe along one side. Across ends three uneven red stripes, the center being the thickest, and diamond patterns. Hemmed ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
damask
jacquard
weaving
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
machine-made
floral patterns
geometric patterns
stripes
Linen
Damask
Jacquard
Machine Sewn
Woven
Stripe
Geometric
Floral
TOWEL, HAND

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

20.75 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1968.102

Places

Massachusetts (United States)