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Bureau scarf

1949.1016 (RS266207)

Description

Rectangular white-on-white bureau scarf with central stylized three-branched flower with vine enclosing it on three sides, top is open. Knotted fringe on four sides. Linen backing with cotton face.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
fringe
knotting
linen (material)
Object type
Household Accessories; Furniture Coverings
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
Fringe
fringe
Knotted
knotting
Linen
linen (material)
Scarf, Bureau
Scarf, Furniture
scarves (furniture coverings)
Vine
vines
Dimensions
35 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.1016
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8110

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