Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1825

GUSN

GUSN-9103

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; overall birdseye twill weave pattern. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom; tabs at each end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Cross-stitched at bottom corner: CP/15 [Clara Philbrick (1803-1886)]

Maker

Possibly Philbrick, Clara, 1803-1886 (Maker)

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

21 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1949.20B

Places

New Hampshire (United States)