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Bureau Scarf

1991.1416 (RS24606)

Description

Needlework-on-linen bureau scarf, comprised of 3 panels handstitched together, the 2 end panels richly embroidered with urns and flowers with floral borders on blues, beige, browns and metallic (copper) thread, on ecru linen, rolled ends, selvage sides, sturdy.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
metallic (color attribute)
thread
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Embroidered
embroidering
Fiddle Thread
Linen
linen (material)
metallic (color attribute)
SCARF, BUREAU
scarves (furniture coverings)
thread
Dimensions
51.25 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1416
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2956

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