Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-9099

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overall diamond twill weave pattern; knotted self fringe at bottom. Selvage sides. Handmade linen buttonhole stitch cord tab at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"HG" (Cross-stitched at bottom corner. "HG" is _______ Gaves)

Maker

Possibly Gaves, H. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Weare, NH, USA

Dimensions

21 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of George O. Swasey and Sister

Accession Number

1949.17F

Places

New Hampshire (United States)

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