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Carriage afghan

Description

Wool (?) yarn; cream center panel and peach side panels crocheted to imitate Berlinwork canvas. Joined by two rows of scallops. Cross-stitched roses and leaves on center panel in red, purple, green and black. Green maple leaves with black veins cross-stitched on side panels. Fringed all around.

Details

Maker
Freeman, Myra (Maker)
Date
ca. 1873
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched in black at middle of center panel: Mabel
Material
crocheting
cross-stitching
textiles
wool (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BLANKET
blankets (coverings)
Childhood
childhood
Children's furnishing
Crocheted
crocheting
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
floral patterns
Possibly wool (textile)
Rose
rose (genus)
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Wool
Dimensions
22 x 26 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.748
GUSN
38750

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