Towel

American
late 18th or early 19th century


Dimensions

104 x 78 cm (40 15/16 x 30 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.123

Medium or Technique

Linen figured weave with silk embroidery and linen tape loops

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp and weft: white linen. Design: small ovals framing geometric figure. marked I H (?) W 8 in cross stitch with brown silk. Hemmed across each end with a tape tab sewed to middle of each. Design similar to 34.122.

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund