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Splasher

Description

Rectangular, white plain weave panel; knotted self fringe around sides and bottom. Red, embroidered outlines of male and female owl perched on branch; saying across top. Remains of holes in top corners.

Details

Maker
Lyman, Elizabeth Parker (Maker)
Date
1860-1890
Inscriptions
Embroidered over image: Were From the Owl'd Country
Material
embroidering
fringe
linen (material)
tabby (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Childhood
childhood
Embroidered
embroidering
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Fringe
fringe
Linen
linen (material)
Novelty Weave
Owl
owl (bird)
SCARF, BUREAU
scarves (furniture coverings)
tabby (textile)
Dimensions
26.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.502
GUSN
8746

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