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Ruffled pillowcase

Description

Rectangular, off white, fine linen; wide 3-1/4" hem at open end. Applied 2-1/8" wide ruffle with small scale scalloped edge band and whitework embroidered floral stems; band holes at sides; floral sprig.

Details

Maker
Burrough, Harriet Elizabeth Fairbrother (Maker)
Date
ca. 1860
Inscriptions
Ink at end: Burrough [Harriet E. Burrough]
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
tabby (textile)
weaving
whitework
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Novelty Weave
PILLOWCASE
pillowcases
stitching
tabby (textile)
weaving
whitework
Whitework
Woven
Dimensions
32 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.585
GUSN
30693

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