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Pillowcase

Description

Rectangular, off white, fine cotton; single piece folded; hemmed open end with narrow line of drawnwork; band of white embroidered floral loops of bullion and French knot stitches. Line of eleven openwork crosses.

Details

Maker
Teale, Betsey (Maker)
Date
1810-1812
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched at end: BT [Betsey Teale]
Location of origin
Salem, MA, USA
Material
cotton (textile)
cross-stitching
drawn thread work
embroidering
machine-made
tabby (textile)
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
drawn thread work
Drawnwork
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
machine-made
Novelty Weave
PILLOWCASE
pillowcases
tabby (textile)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
36 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.599
GUSN
9469

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