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
linen (material)
Towel
Towel, Hand
Towel, Hand

Inscription

Embroidered in corner: S [script]

Maker

Liscomb, Sarah Anne Pearce (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

Little Compton, RI, USA

Dimensions

18 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Louis F. Snow

Accession Number

1932.413

Places

Rhode Island (United States)