Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-9150

Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; body of large scale diamond pattern; red stripes along sides and across ends; red Greek Key band between. Self fringed ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Embroidered in red at corner: S [monogram]

Maker

Liscomb, Sarah Anne Pearce (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

Little Compton, RI, USA

Dimensions

22.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Louis F Snow

Accession Number

1932.412

Places

Rhode Island (United States)