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Table Runner

Description

Rectangular piece of material that is comprised of three panels of glazed cotton; the fabric is patterned with exotic "palm trees" planted in a flower patch; the ground is khaki colored with green, brown, red, blue, yellow and black on the trees and flowers; on the reverse is thin yellow and red striped fabric patterned with "C" scrolls, and cones and flowers in a cocoa brown; the edges are bound in striped linen tape; quilted overall in a zigzag diagonal like pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
piecing
polishing
printing (process)
quilting
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
covers (overlying objects)
Pieced
piecing
Polished
polishing
Printed
printing (process)
Quilted
quilting
Runner, Table
Dimensions
28 x 58 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1776
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11214

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