Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1840

GUSN

GUSN-9089

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overall geometric twill/reverse twill weave pattern. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom. Hanging tab at each end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Cross-stitched at top center: LW/8 [Whipple]

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

22.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1959.460.12

Places

Probably Rhode Island (United States)
Probably

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