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Pillowcase

Description

Rectangular, white, fine cotton; single piece folded; 7/8" wide hemmed open end; seven button holes. Whitework embroidery; double scalloped border. Inner border backed with eyelet holes; outer various cutwork grids. White embroidered floral sprigs and urns at each corner; flowers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched at corner: AF
Material
cotton (textile)
cross-stitching
drawn thread work
embroidering
machine-made
tabby (textile)
weaving
whitework
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
drawn thread work
Drawnwork
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
machine-made
Novelty Weave
PILLOWCASE
pillowcases
tabby (textile)
Urn
urns
weaving
whitework
Whitework
Woven
Dimensions
28 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.303
GUSN
37723

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