Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1895

GUSN

GUSN-9153

Description

Rectangular, off white linen damask; repeating images of bird outside birdhouse on leafy tree limb. Red and white cotton/linen floral band across ends; drawnwork leno twist work on sides. Border of club and heart; knotted self fringe at ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
cotton (textile)
damask
drawn thread work
fringe
jacquard
weaving
gauze
linen (material)
machine-made
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
floral patterns
Linen
Cotton
Damask
Fringe
Woven
Drawnwork
Jacquard
Floral
Bird
Leno Weave
TOWEL, HAND

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

22 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1931.1398

Places

Vermont (United States)