Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-9133

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; huck weave honeycomb pattern. Woven red stripes at each end; self fringed edges; selvage sides. Three red embroidered dots in corner.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
fringe
hand weaving
weaving
linen (material)
stripes
Linen
Fringe
Woven
Leno Weave
Stripe
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Ink in corner: W

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

18 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Watson

Accession Number

1935.186

Places

Probably Maine (United States)
Probably