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Table Mat

Description

A nearly square form, the beige ground is printed with a floral pattern of carnations, "feathery" tulips and other flowering sprigs in shades of: brown, pink, and red. Three sides are hand-hemmed, one side is a salvage edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
MAT, TABLE
mats (furniture coverings)
printing (process)
table linens
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
16.25 x 15 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.424
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11168

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