Towel

American (New England, Maine (North Leeds))
1800–20


Object Place: New England, Maine (North Leeds), USA

Dimensions

122.5 x 67.7 cm (48 1/4 x 26 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.1553

Medium or Technique

Linen weaving and cotton tape

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Towel. Linen weave in natural-colored cotton warp, linen weft. Complex pattern of blocks, lozenges, and lattice-work motifs. Hemmed at one end, overcast at the other. Selvedge on both sides. Spotted and stained. Worn, holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Pease