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

Dimensions

19.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon

Accession Number

1928.998

Places

Massachusetts (United States)