Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1825

GUSN

GUSN-9101

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overall overshot weave pattern of wheels and stars. Band of leno twist drawn work connecting narrow panel with knotted self fringe across bottom. Selvage sides; hemmed top; tape hanging tab.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
weaving
drawn thread work
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
geometric patterns
Fringe
Woven
Geometric
Linen
Leno Weave
Drawnwork
Overshot
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

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

Maker

Possibly Philbrick, Clara, 1803-1886 (Maker)

Dimensions

22.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1949.17H

Places

New Hampshire (United States)