Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1840

GUSN

GUSN-9084

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overall checkerboard pattern of alternating twill weave pattern. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom. Tape hanging tab at each end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
cross-stitching
hand weaving
linen (material)
weaving
geometric patterns
Linen
Woven
Cross-stitched
Geometric
Twilled
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Cross-stitched at top center: BBW/4 [Whipple]

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

20.25 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1959.460.6

Places

Probably Rhode Island (United States)
Probably