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
weaving
linen (material)
machine-made
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
stripes
Linen
Fringe
Damask
Jacquard
Embroidered
Woven
Stripe
Floral
Ivy
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

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

25.75 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Louis J. Snow

Accession Number

1932.418

Places

Rhode Island (United States)