Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1876-1899

GUSN

GUSN-9076

Description

Rectangular, off white linen damask; body of diaper-like tiny diamonds; woven damask stripes at each end. Larger red ground with gold flowers flanked by narrower blue bands; sawtooth edges; diamond pattern interiors. Knotted self fringed ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

19.25 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Lydia Gardiner Chace

Accession Number

1964.331