Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-9145

Description

Rectangular, off white linen damask; body of diamond grid pattern; woven red stripe along sides. Across ends red Greek Key border flanked by red stripes all on plain weave. Self fringed ends; selvage sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
damask
embroidering
fringe
jacquard
weaving
linen (material)
machine-made
tabby (textile)
geometric patterns
key pattern
stripes
Linen
Damask
Fringe
Woven
Jacquard
Embroidered
Greek Key
Geometric
Stripe
Novelty Weave
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Embroidered in corner: S [script]

Maker

Liscomb, Sarah Anne Pearce (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

Little Compton, RI, USA

Dimensions

24.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.417B

Places

Rhode Island (United States)