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Scarf/Table Runner

Description

Of a long narrow form with a black center, enclosed by a polychrome border patterned with repeated medallions and end panels with paisley trefoil devices in shades of red, green, brown, blue and a band patterned with a meandering vine, with woven fringe gates. The stole is pieced together- probably cut from another shawl and appliqued to the center back panel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Location of origin
Scotland
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
jacquard
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
jacquard
Jacquard
paisley
Paisley
runners (furniture coverings)
scarves (furniture coverings)
STOLE
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
66.75 x 10.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.681
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11459

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