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Table scarf

1949.1017 (RS120100)

Description

Half-circular table scarf. White with hand-crocheted or tatted fringed edge. Scrolled trapunto-work grape vine follows edge. Central motif of an open basket filled with scrolled vines and flowers.

Details

Maker
Holmes, Mary D. (Maker)
Date
ca. 1824
Inscriptions
Signed under basket: Mary D. Holmes 1824.
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
crocheting
fringe
tatting (process)
trapunto
Object type
Household Accessories; Furniture Coverings
Descriptive terms
baskets (containers)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Crocheted
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
Fringe
fringe
Fruit Basket
Possibly crocheting
Possibly tatting (process)
runners (furniture coverings)
Scarf, Furniture
Scarf, Table
scarves (furniture coverings)
table linens
Tatted
Trapunto
trapunto
Vine
vine scrolls
Dimensions
41.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.1017
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8111

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