Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-9106

Description

White linen; woven in concentric diamond pattern. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Cross-stitched at top center: AJ [Abigail Jaquith (1788-1844)]

Maker

Jaquith, Elizabeth Needham, 1748-1820 (Weaver)

Location of Origin

Billerica, MA, USA

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

22 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Edgar J. Rollins

Accession Number

1946.293B

Places

Massachusetts (United States)