Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-9137

Description

Rectangular, white linen; huck weave in honeycomb pattern; woven red stripes at each end. Self fringed edges; selvage sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Stitched at corner: W In ink at other corner: W [stitched, outlined]

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

18 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Watson

Accession Number

1935.177