Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1810-1835

GUSN

GUSN-9077

Description

Rectangular, off white fine cotton; huck weave in honeycomb pattern. Selvage sides; self fringed ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
cotton (textile)
cross-stitching
fringe
weaving
geometric patterns
Cotton
Fringe
Leno Weave
Cross-stitched
Geometric
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Cross-stitched at corner: BP [Betsy (Fuller) Tobey]

Maker

Tobey, Betsy Fuller (Weaver)

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

18 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Austin Smith

Accession Number

1962.94

Places

Massachusetts (United States)