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Bureau scarf

Description

Beige linen. Red cotton embroidered picture at center of bird flying to nest on pine branch; partially encompassed by double circle. Open work band 2" above bottom. Knotted self fringe at bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1900
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
linen (material)
openwork
satin
textiles
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Geometric
geometric patterns
Linen
linen (material)
Open Work
openwork
Satin
satin
SCARF, BUREAU
scarves (furniture coverings)
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
29 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.922
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
38831

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