Chain-Stitched Hand Towel

This rare chain stitch decorated hand towel is from southeastern Pennsylvania and was made during the mid 19th century. The chain stitched decoration is rarely seen on hand towels and this example made with silk stitching on a cotton ground is particularly colorful. The colors are bold and bright and the piece is in excellent condition. It measures: 49 1/4 x 17 1/2 inches.

Dealer The Herrs
Date: Mid 19th century
Origin Southeastern PA
Artist/Maker Unknown
Measurements 49 1/4 in x 17 1/2 in
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Price $3,700
Contact Don & Trish Herr, 717-569-2268 or

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