Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1825

GUSN

GUSN-9098

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overall overshot pattern in bronson weave of diamonds and wheels. Knotted self-fringe across bottom; selvage sides. Hemmed top; tape hanging tab.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
weaving
cross-stitching
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
geometric patterns
Fringe
Woven
Geometric
Linen
Cross-stitched
Leno Weave
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

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

Maker

Possibly Philbrick, Clara, 1803-1886 (Maker)

Dimensions

25.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1949.17E

Places

New Hampshire (United States)

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