Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1780-1810

GUSN

GUSN-9090

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overall birdseye twill pattern. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom; cotton cord hanging tab at each end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Cross-stitched at top center: NDW/6 [Nancy Dexter Whipple (1761-1811)]

Maker

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

Dimensions

22 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1959.460.13

Places

Rhode Island (United States)

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