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Mantel skirt

Description

Piece of fringe made of crocheted cream-colored cotton. Used as a skirt for fireplace mantel. Long strands of loose fringe at bottom connected to a crocheted border at top. Border consists of two horizontal strips connected by vertical strands. Border bottom is scalloped where it turns into the loose fringe.

Details

Maker
Possibly Tucker, Jane Armstrong, 1866-1964 (Maker)
Possibly Tucker, Mary Geraldine, 1841-1922 (Maker)
Date
1880-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
crocheting
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Crocheted
crocheting
LAMBREQUIN
lambrequins (valances)
Dimensions
15 x 69 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5350
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24529

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