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Table runner

1955.193 (RS269373)

Description

Rectangular fine white cotton runner; wide hemmed edges. Floral wreath in center; stemmed floral border on sides and front; angled floral darts in front corners. Whitework design of tambour embroidery.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
whitework
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
RUNNER, TABLE
runners (furniture coverings)
stitching
table linens
Tambour
whitework
Whitework
Dimensions
31 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.193
GUSN
8881
Reference Notes
Mitchell, James R.. Early American Life. [No Publisher]. _____ Note _____ "Brass Andiron Makers of Boston", August, 1980.

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