Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-9143

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; grid system of plain weave bars; intersections of honeycombed M's & O's weave. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom; cotton cord hanging tab at top; applied cotton fringe at bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
cotton (textile)
fringe
hand weaving
linen (material)
tabby (textile)
geometric patterns
Linen
Cotton
Fringe
Woven
Geometric
Novelty Weave
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

on attached sticker: Homespun/Linen

Maker

Pettingill, Mrs., 1846 ? (Maker)

Location of Origin

Livermore Falls, ME, USA, (Possibly)

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

25.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.2756

Places

Maine (United States)