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Wall hanging

Description

Hand embroidered textile with multi-colored stiching in pink, green, blue, orange, and white circles. Seamed together in three pieces along selvedges. Plain weave indigo dyed cotton. Top and bottom edges whip stitched with white thread. Left and right edges are unhemmed selvedge. Note: Chenhall term "tapestry" chosen for lack of appropriate terminology in lexicon. Wall hanging designation based on evidence of tack holes along right selvedge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
19th century
Location of origin
United States
Material
cotton (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
hangings (coverings)
Tapestry
textiles
Dimensions
65 x 55 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3698
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
273658

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