Towel

American
last quarter of the 18th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 89 x 49.2 cm (35 1/16 x 19 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

45.635

Medium or Technique

Linen broken twill, linen cord, silk cross-stitch embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White rectangular towel, diamond twill, cord loops at center top and bottom, two worn brown embroidered initials

Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout