Bureau Scarf

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-11549

Description

Of narrow rectangular form of tightly woven off white linen. It has a deep hem on all four sides and is machine sewn.

Details

Descriptive Terms

scarves (furniture coverings)
linen (material)
weaving
Linen
Woven
SCARF, BUREAU

Inscription

In pencil on a note on the textile reads: Hand woven/scraps from/Peggy Little/Newburyport. [Peggy Little Harford]

Associated Building

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

Maker

Harford, Margaret Peggy Little (Maker)

Location of Origin

Newburyport & Brookline, MA, USA

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

8.25 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1747

Places

Massachusetts (United States)