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Table cover

Description

Plum Berlinwork ground. Borders of appliqued black velvet ribbon featherstitched in multicolor silk. Geometric motifs in corners. Roses along edges and arabesques in inner corners. All in pale green wool cross-stitch. Edged all around with multicolor silk and wool pom-pom fringe. Brown cotton twill back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
Berlin woolwork
appliqué (technique)
cotton (textile)
cross-stitching
embroidering
silk (textile)
twill
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Berlin woolwork
Berlinwork
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
Silk
silk (textile)
table carpets
table linens
THROW, TABLE
twill
Twill
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
32 x 38 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.71
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Helen M. Kelsey
GUSN
38395

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