Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1826-1850

GUSN

GUSN-9127

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; diaper weave. Selvage sides; hemmed ends; applied cotton knotted fringe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
cotton (textile)
diaper patterns
diaper (textile material)
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
diaper patterns
diaper (textile material)
geometric patterns
weddings
Linen
Fringe
Cotton
Woven
Geometric
Diaper
Wedding
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

In ink at corner: Abigail Speare/17 [?] Stitched: C

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

23.25 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth Child

Accession Number

1935.1360