Table Throw

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1915

GUSN

GUSN-11769

Description

A rectangular shaped beige cloth in novelty weave with fringe at the long ends. It is embroidered at the center with polychrome wool and silk yarns, with a stylized floral spray with a bird overhead and a butterfly to the right in a chain stitch and French knots. The predominant colors are red, green, pink, yellow and butternut.

Details

Descriptive Terms

table carpets
table linens
cotton (textile)
embroidering
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
weaving
figure- and animal-derived motifs
flora (plants)
fauna
Cotton
Silk
Wool
Woven
Embroidered
Flora and Fauna
THROW, TABLE

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

56 x 47 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.1178