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Needlework Towel Rack

1967.141 (RS103900)

Description

Carved balck walnut towel rack with Berlin woolwork cross stitch and beadwork decoration; floral with scroll embellishment; brown, tan, gray, black, white, on red ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1876
Material
Berlin woolwork
beadwork
black walnut (wood)
cross stitch
wool (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
beadwork
Berlin woolwork
black walnut (wood)
cross stitch
flowers (plants)
needlework (visual works)
Rack, Towel
racks (supporting devices)
rose (genus)
scrolls (motifs)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
18 x 23 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1967.141
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Mabel L. Josselyn
GUSN
47482

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