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Bureau scarf

Description

Beige linen rectangle. Red cotton embroidery at center showing six book-reading owls sitting on a branch. Geometric weave inner border framed in openwork. Knotted self fringe all around.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1900
Associated Building
Used At Fowler House Purchase - WSA.
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
lining (process)
openwork
textiles
weaving
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Geometric
geometric patterns
Lined
lining (process)
Open Work
openwork
Owl
owl (bird)
Satin weave
Scarf, Bureau
scarves (furniture coverings)
textiles
Unidentified Textile
weaving
Dimensions
37 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.968
GUSN
53242

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