Hand Towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850-1890

GUSN

GUSN-9144

Description

Rectangular, off white linen damask; body of columns of undulating ivy vines separated by lines; narrow blue ivy vine border all edges. Gold ivy border across ends. Self fringed ends; selvage sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
damask
embroidering
fringe
jacquard
linen (material)
Towel
Towel, Hand
Towel, Hand

Inscription

Embroidered in white outlined in blue in corner: S [monogram]

Maker

Liscomb, Sarah Anne Pearce (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

Little Compton, RI, USA

Dimensions

25 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Louis F. Snow

Accession Number

1932.418

Places

Rhode Island (United States)