Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1825

GUSN

GUSN-9095

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; birdseye twill weave. Selvage sides, hemmed top; tape hanging tab at center; self fringe across bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
twill
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
geometric patterns
Fringe
Woven
Geometric
Linen
Twilled
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

"CP 17" (Cross-stitched at bottom corner. "CP" is Clara Philbrick (1803-1886))

Associated Building

Used At Judge Joseph Philbrick's Farm,

Maker

Possibly Philbrick, Clara, 1803-1886 (Maker)

Dimensions

24.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1949.17B

Places

New Hampshire (United States)