Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-9146

Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; central portion covered in floral sprigs. Border of floral column; Greek Key lines. Border at each end woven in red. Selvage sides; self fringed ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
damask
embroidering
fringe
jacquard
weaving
linen (material)
machine-made
floral patterns
key pattern
stripes
Linen
Damask
Fringe
Jacquard
Woven
Embroidered
Greek Key
Floral
Stripe
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Embroidered in red at bottom corner: S [script]

Maker

Liscomb, Sarah Anne Pearce (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

Little Compton, RI, USA

Dimensions

23.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.416B

Places

Rhode Island (United States)

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