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Bellpull

Description

Long rectangular form; Berlin woolwork cross stitch; floral pattern in brown-green, greens, reds, beige; edged with two-tone cording, hangs from gilt metal bar, a cut glass shaped knob held by metal device at base; wool and silk yarns and threads; backed with fine cream colored cotton fabric.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
Berlin woolwork
cross stitch
glass (material)
needlepoint (needleworking)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BELLPULL
bells (idiophones)
Berlin woolwork
Berlinwork
cross stitch
Floral
floral patterns
Glass
glass (material)
Needlepoint
needlepoint (needleworking)
Silk
Wool
Dimensions
60 x 4 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.168
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2158

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