Towel

American
late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

84.6 x 41.6 cm (33 5/16 x 16 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

45.637

Medium or Technique

Linen broken twill with silk cross-stitch embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White rectangular towel, diamond pattern, brown “A R” in lower left corner

Markings

Brown embroidery in lower left corner: "A R"

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