Table Runner

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11214

Description

Rectangular piece of material that is comprised of three panels of glazed cotton; the fabric is patterned with exotic "palm trees" planted in a flower patch; the ground is khaki colored with green, brown, red, blue, yellow and black on the trees and flowers; on the reverse is thin yellow and red striped fabric patterned with "C" scrolls, and cones and flowers in a cocoa brown; the edges are bound in striped linen tape; quilted overall in a zigzag diagonal like pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

covers (overlying objects)
cotton (textile)
piecing
printing (process)
quilting
polishing
Cotton
Pieced
Quilted
Printed
Polished
Runner, Table

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

28 x 58 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1776