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Bureau Scarf

Description

Of narrow rectangular form of tightly woven off white linen. It has a deep hem on all four sides and is machine sewn.

Details

Maker
Harford, Margaret Peggy Little (Maker)
Date
1840-1870
Inscriptions
In pencil on a note on the textile reads: Hand woven/scraps from/Peggy Little/Newburyport. [Peggy Little Harford]
Location of origin
Newburyport & Brookline, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Linen
linen (material)
SCARF, BUREAU
scarves (furniture coverings)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
8.25 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1747
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11549

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