Towel

American
about 1760


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 84.9 x 56 cm (33 7/16 x 22 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.829

Medium or Technique

Linen twill, linen cross-stitch embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White towel, block pattern, brown “H R” in upper right corner, narrow hems at top and bottom

Provenance

Made by for Hannah Reed (1740-1782) of Lexington, Massachusetts; Miss Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, December, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone