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Table cover

1998.1846 (RS24072)

Description

Embroidered table runner w/ cotton yarn embroidery on border and center. Butterflies at corners. Red and black outer border w/ pink and green inner detail. Straw center and fringe. Burgundy cotton backside.

Details

Maker
Possibly Tucker, Mary Geraldine, 1841-1922 (Maker)
Date
1858-1870
Inscriptions
Embroidered in center: ""M.G.T.""
Location of origin
Wiscasset, ME, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
straw (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
butterflies
Butterfly
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
figure- and animal-derived motifs
runners (furniture coverings)
SCARF, TABLE
scarves (furniture coverings)
Straw
straw (plant material)
table linens
Dimensions
22.25 x 37.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1846
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17686

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