Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1847

GUSN

GUSN-9082

Description

Rectangular, brown linen; twill weave; woven brown stripes running top to bottom. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom; cotton cord hanging tabs at each end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
cross-stitching
hand weaving
linen (material)
weaving
stripes
Linen
Woven
Cross-stitched
Twilled
Stripe
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Cross-stitched at top center: MVH [(Margaret Van Tine Hathaway (1811-1892)]

Maker

Probably Hathaway, Margaret Van Tine, 1811-1892 (Maker)

Dimensions

22.75 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1959.461B

Places

Massachusetts (United States)