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Scarf/Table Runner

Description

A long narrow form comprised of pieces of paisley shawls with a black center, enclosed by a border of repeated "arch" devices and end panels with a dense paisley pattern of pine cone enclosed by medallions, stripes and modern black fruitage. Woven in shades of red, green, blue, yellow, pink and black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
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)
Dimensions
62 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.682
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11460

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