Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1839

GUSN

GUSN-9123

Description

Rectangular, white linen; five narrow alternating bands of twill and birdseye weaves at each end. Self fringed ends; selvage sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
twill
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
tabby (textile)
weaving
Linen
Fringe
Woven
Twilled
Novelty Weave
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Ink in corner: Hull-6/Mahon 1839

Associated Building

Used At USS Constitution,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Mahon, Mediterranean

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

21 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1941.276