Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-9100

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overall birdseye twill weave pattern. Knotted self fringe at bottom and selvage sides. Tab at top center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"MP"] (Cross-stitched at bottom corner. "MP" is Philbrick )

Related Items

Title Hand towel Accession Number 1949.17F

Maker

Possibly Philbrick, M. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Weare, NH, USA

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

25.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of George O. Swasey

Accession Number

1949.17G

Places

New Hampshire (United States)