Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1790-1830

GUSN

GUSN-9162

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; M's & O's weave in honeycomb pattern. Selvage sides; hemmed top and bottom; tape hanging tabs at top and bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

towels
hand weaving
linen (material)
geometric patterns
honeycomb
Linen
Woven
Geometric
Honeycomb
TOWEL, HAND

Inscription

Corner: HW/[?] [remains not legible] [Hannah Williams according to Accession Book.]

Associated Building

Used At Old Homestead,

Maker

Possibly Williams, Hannah Davis, 1751-1844 (Maker)
Possibly Weld, Hannah Williams, 1781-1841 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Roxbury, MA, USA

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

19.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon

Accession Number

1928.998

Places

Massachusetts (United States)