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Towel

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The geometric design of rectangles and stripes is formed by the white linen weft. The white cotton warp is fringed at one end. "Towel woven by Ajubah Clark over a hundred years ago from flax she raised and prepared herself." The Legator.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson

American, probably early 19th century

Dimensions

82 x 51.5 cm (32 5/16 x 20 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.515 x 0.82 including fringe

Accession Number

25.494

Medium or Technique

Linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles