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Scarf/Table Runner

Description

Of a long narrow form with a bright red center, enclosed by an applied border patterned with abstract "peacock" and end panels of paisley cone devices, foliage, flowerheads and banding of various repeated patterns. It is woven in shades of green, orange, blue, pink, white and black. It has red fringed ends.

Details

Maker
Probably White Elephant Shop (Vendor)
Date
1860-1890
Location of origin
France; Scotland
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
jacquard
piecing
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Possibly France
Possibly Scotland (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
jacquard
Jacquard
Pieced
piecing
runners (furniture coverings)
scarves (furniture coverings)
STOLE
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
67.5 x 9.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.680
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11458

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