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Table runner

Description

White linen table runner, short, w/ cut-work embroidery at one end. Embroidery is symmetrical and features 2 squares w/ large flower head at each side. Squares separated by thick strip w/ diamond w/ scrolled edges at center. Strips of circular openwork below and above all this detail add framing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1910
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cutwork
embroidering
linen (material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
cutwork
Cutwork
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Flower Head
flowers (plants)
Linen
linen (material)
RUNNER, TABLE
runners (furniture coverings)
table linens
Dimensions
15 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5200
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24336

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