Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1825

GUSN

GUSN-9097

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overshot pattern of diamonds and wheels. Selvage sides; hemmed top; tape tab at center. Hemmed bottom; applied cotton commercial knotted fringe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
cotton (textile)
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
weaving
geometric patterns
Fringe
Woven
Geometric
Linen
Cotton
Overshot
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

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

Maker

Possibly Philbrick, Clara, 1803-1886 (Maker)

Accession Number

1949.17D

Places

New Hampshire (United States)

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Title Hand towel Accession Number 1949.17E