Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-9081

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; twill weave. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom. Woven tape hanging tab at each end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
hand weaving
linen (material)
weaving
Linen
Twilled
Woven
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Ink at top center: A. Hathaway [H?] Hannah Hathaway? (1778-1853)]

Maker

Probably Hathaway, Hannah Sherman, 1778-1853 (Maker)

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

27.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1959.461Q

Reference Notes

Anonymous. Workwoman's Guide. [No Publisher].