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Table runner

Description

Brown silk table runner, long rectangular w/ black chain-stitched embroidery at either end and a continuous border of embroidered flowers along outer edge of runner. Chain-stitching surrounded by embroidered flowers and leaves. Outer border features flowers set into hexagonal frames joined together by over-lapping diamonds. Fringed edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
embroidering
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Chain Stitched
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
RUNNER, TABLE
runners (furniture coverings)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
table linens
Dimensions
12 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5272
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24431

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