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Cravat Case

Description

Rectangular linen piece with one side coming to a point, making a five-sided shape; cream-colored ribbon stitched around edge with embroidery around it; small white flowers also embroidered in a sparse configuration; inscription embroidered at point; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
"Cravats" (Embroidered)
Associated Building
Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.).
Material
embroidery (visual works)
linen (material)
Object type
Container
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
Case
cases (containers)
embroidery (visual works)
floral patterns
Linen
linen (material)
Dimensions
17 1/8 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6319
Credit Line
Estate of Sarah Moore Field
GUSN
258970

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