Scarf/Table Runner

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-11460

Description

A long narrow form comprised of pieces of paisley shawls with a black center, enclosed by a border of repeated "arch" devices and end panels with a dense paisley pattern of pine cone enclosed by medallions, stripes and modern black fruitage. Woven in shades of red, green, blue, yellow, pink and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Scotland

Dimensions

62 x 11 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.682