Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1805-1830

GUSN

GUSN-9164

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; plaid pattern of M's & O's weave intersection; twilled weave interspaces. Selvage sides; hemmed ends; tape hanging tab at one end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

In ink at corner: Knowles

Maker

Knowles, Mehitable (Woodman), 1790-1845 (Weaver)

Dimensions

22 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1923.663