Hand towel

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1805-1830

GUSN

GUSN-9165

Description

Rectangular, off white linen; huck weave diamond pattern. Selvage sides; hemmed top; raw edged bottom; tape hanging tab at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

In ink at bottom: Knowles

Maker

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

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

16 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1923.661