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Dust Ruffle

1986.1111AB (RS25300)

Description

A 10" band of white evenweave cotton with vertical seersucker stripes of varying widths. It is edged with white cotton yarn macrame border of tassled triangular point alternating with two long twisted strands with tassle ends. The top is gathered with an elastic band, then strung through a stitched sleeve. It is machine sewn.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1930
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cloth
cotton (textile)
machine sewing (technique)
macrame (technique)
textiles
yarn
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
cloth
Cotton
cotton (textile)
dust ruffles
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
macrame (technique)
Macrame'
RUFFLE, DUST
Seersucker
Stripe
stripes
textiles
Unidentified Textile
yarn
Yarn
Dimensions
12 x 280 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1111AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51215

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