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Table Mats and Box

Description

White cardboard box (.1AB) with two linen damask table mats (.2-.3) inside; mats are rectangular with gaggoted border 1 3/8 inches from edge; 2 1/2 inch rectangular border inside fagoted stitch with rope-like design at top and bottom edges of the border; inside hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Maker
Whitney's Linen Store (Vendor)
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
"WHITNEY'S/ Linen Store/ [picture of spinning wheel]/ Temple Place . . ./ . . . and West St.,/ BOSTON." (printed)
Associated Building
Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.).
Material
damask
linen (material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
damask
Linen
linen (material)
Mat, Table
mats (furniture coverings)
Dimensions
11 1/4 x 9 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6182.1AB-3
Credit Line
Estate of Sarah Moore Field
GUSN
258049

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