Scarf/Table Runner

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-11459

Description

Of a long narrow form with a black center, enclosed by a polychrome border patterned with repeated medallions and end panels with paisley trefoil devices in shades of red, green, brown, blue and a band patterned with a meandering vine, with woven fringe gates. The stole is pieced together- probably cut from another shawl and appliqued to the center back panel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

runners (furniture coverings)
scarves (furniture coverings)
jacquard
weaving
wool (textile)
paisley
Wool
Jacquard
Woven
Paisley
STOLE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Scotland

Dimensions

66.75 x 10.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.681