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Table runner

1941.897 (RS33341)

Description

Rectangular, off white velvet runner; two rounded corners; edges bound in green silk tape. In center is theorem painted still life of fruits on wooden cutting bowl with blue and white bowl and two-pronged fork and knife. Rose bunches in rounded corners and center bottom.

Details

Maker
Possibly Nailor (Maker)
Date
1826-1850
Inscriptions
Painted on knife blade: NAILOR
Material
cotton (textile)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
stenciling
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Apple
apple (fruit)
Banana
banana (fruit)
berry
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Grape
Melon
melon (fruit)
Painted
painting (coating)
Peach
Pear
pear (wood)
Pineapple
pineapple (motif)
Plum
plum (fruit)
Rose
rose (genus)
RUNNER, TABLE
runners (furniture coverings)
Silk
silk (textile)
Stenciled
stenciling
Strawberry
table linens
Theorem
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
vine scrolls
Dimensions
37.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.897
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Edna R. Gardiner
GUSN
8883

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