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Table Throw

1986.1178 (RS25302)

Description

A rectangular shaped beige cloth in novelty weave with fringe at the long ends. It is embroidered at the center with polychrome wool and silk yarns, with a stylized floral spray with a bird overhead and a butterfly to the right in a chain stitch and French knots. The predominant colors are red, green, pink, yellow and butternut.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1915
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
silk (textile)
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
fauna
figure- and animal-derived motifs
flora (plants)
Flora and Fauna
Silk
silk (textile)
table carpets
table linens
THROW, TABLE
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
56 x 47 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1178
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
11769

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