Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1825

GUSN

GUSN-9096

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overall twill/reverse twill weave. Selvage sides; hemmed top; self fringe at bottom. Tape hanging tab at top center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"CP 22" (Cross-stitched at bottom corner. "CP" is Clara Philbrick (1803-1886))

Maker

Possibly Philbrick, Clara, 1803-1886 (Maker)

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

22.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1949.17C

Places

New Hampshire (United States)