Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-9149

Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; center of lines interspersed with Greek Keys; leaves within field of dots; double running diamond border; outer portion of gold-yellow cotton with floral sprigs between. Border lines gold- yellow across ends. Selvage sides; self fringed ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Embroidered in corner: S [script]

Maker

Liscomb, Sarah Anne Pearce (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

Little Compton, RI, USA

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

18.75 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Louis J. Snow

Accession Number

1932.413

Places

Rhode Island (United States)