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Towel

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

Marks

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

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles