Scarf/Table Runner

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-11458

Description

Of a long narrow form with a bright red center, enclosed by an applied border patterned with abstract "peacock" and end panels of paisley cone devices, foliage, flowerheads and banding of various repeated patterns. It is woven in shades of green, orange, blue, pink, white and black. It has red fringed ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

runners (furniture coverings)
scarves (furniture coverings)
jacquard
weaving
piecing
wool (textile)
Wool
Jacquard
Pieced
STOLE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Probably White Elephant Shop (Vendor)

Location of Origin

France; Scotland

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Dimensions

67.5 x 9.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.680

Places

Possibly France
Possibly Scotland (United Kingdom) [country]