Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-9140

Description

Rectangular, off white linen damask; central panel of diaper-like diamonds framed in double, three-line border; row of stars in between. Selvage sides; self fringed ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
damask
embroidering
fringe
jacquard
weaving
linen (material)
machine-made
geometric patterns
stars
Linen
Damask
Fringe
Embroidered
Jacquard
Woven
Star
Geometric
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Embroidered at bottom center: SMW

Related Items

Title Hand towel Accession Number 1935.189

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

19.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Watson

Accession Number

1935.172