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Bureau Scarf

Description

Almost square in form, hand-woven white linen in a "birds-eye" pattern with two hand-hemmed ends.

Details

Maker
Perkins, Deborah Young (Maker)
Date
1825-1835
Inscriptions
An inscribed attached note reads: This was made in 1830 by/Deborah Young Perkins from/flax raised on the farm by/her husband, Asa Perkins./ Every bit of the work, even the/ thread was done by her hands.
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Linen
linen (material)
SCARF, BUREAU
scarves (furniture coverings)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
18.5 x 18.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1738
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11540

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