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Description

Rectangular pillowcases with fagoted edge at top 2 1/4 inches from opening; embroidered "F" in floral reserve; also at top edge center; Linen damask tablecloth; simple foliate trail at edge around perimeter; more dense foliate trail border 9 1/2 inches from edge; scrolled arabesque border within trail border; lily border within scrolled border; small foliate trail around center with two lilies in center; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
"F" (Embroidered)
Associated Building
Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidery (visual works)
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
United States
Descriptive terms
Bedding
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidery (visual works)
Pillowcase
pillowcases
weaving
Dimensions
31 x 30 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6247.1-2
Credit Line
Estate of Sarah Moore Field
GUSN
258872

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