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Bureau scarf or runner

Description

Rectangular; tan silk/wool ground; multi-color silk velvet appliques, edged in metallic thread at each end. Small circles at one end; larger circles and leaves (?) at other. Embroidered in multicolor silk; tan silk knotted mesh lace at ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Used At Fowler House Purchase - WSA. Original To Samuel Fowler House.
Material
appliqué (technique)
embroidering
lace (needlework)
metallic (color attribute)
silk (textile)
tabby (textile)
thread
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Embroidered
embroidering
Fiddle Thread
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
Lace
lace (needlework)
metallic (color attribute)
Novelty Weave
SCARF, BUREAU
scarves (furniture coverings)
Silk
silk (textile)
tabby (textile)
thread
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
19 x 42 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.1125
GUSN
9909

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