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Pillowcase

Description

Rectangular, off white, fine linen; single piece with insert of cutwork zig-zag joining outer band with sawtooth edge also with applied cutwork zig-zag linen along edge. Two pair of tape ties.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820 C-1830 C
Inscriptions
Ink within wreath in corner: LHL/No 12 [Lydia Harriet Lane, Bedford, Mass]
Material
cutwork
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
tabby (textile)
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
cutwork
Cutwork
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Novelty Weave
PILLOWCASE
pillowcases
stitching
tabby (textile)
weaving
Woven
Wreath
wreaths (costume accessories)
Dimensions
16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1946.295D
GUSN
9430

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