Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1780-1810

GUSN

GUSN-9088

Description

Rectangular, white linen panel; overall woven design of zig-zag and small diamonds within twill weave. Hemmed top and bottom; cotton cord tabs in center of each end. Selvage edges.

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: NDW [Nancy Dexter Whipple (1761-1811)]

Maker

Probably Whipple, Nancy Dexter, 1761-1811 (Maker)

Dimensions

22.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1959.460.11

Places

Probably Rhode Island (United States)
Probably

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