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Needlework Fragment/Table Runner

Description

Needlework fragment/table runner, comprised of four joined panels; needlepoint worked in the Irish (or Flame) stitch style, with later cotton-tape edging.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1740-1790
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
canvas
needlepoint (needleworking)
tapes (binding components)
wool (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Bargello work
canvas
Coated Canvas
fragments
Irish stitch
needlepoint (needleworking)
Needlework
needlework (visual works)
RUNNER, TABLE
runners (furniture coverings)
table linens
Tape binding
tapes (binding components)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
49 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1482
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3171

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