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Hand towel

Object Number: 
1941.943
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 62 x 16 3/4 in. ( 157.5 x 42.5 cm )
Marks: 
cross stitched: at top: "Denlinger/ A*D/ A* D/ E/ H/O/B/ S/ D/ D/ E/ O/B/S/D"
Description: 
White linen cross-stitched towel with handmade fringe across the top and bottom; cross-stitched floral decoration in pink, ochre, and blue besides the inscription, "Denlinger" in brown thread, above an urn and two floral designs surrounded by the intials, "E/ H/ O/B/ S/ D" and intials "A * D/ A*D" above the urn; lower designs include birds, flowers, and decorative patterns.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group