End of a towel
Overall: 24.5 x 46.5 cm (9 5/8 x 18 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and silk; embroidery
Not On View
White linen gauze, on which are embroidered two conventional sprays of flowers in profile. Worked with pink, light blue, green and violet silk and gold thread. Wetzel #T.16-13.
By 1914, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)
 See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.
Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel