Table cover

Date

1858-1870

GUSN

GUSN-17686

Description

Embroidered table runner w/ cotton yarn embroidery on border and center. Butterflies at corners. Red and black outer border w/ pink and green inner detail. Straw center and fringe. Burgundy cotton backside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

scarves (furniture coverings)
runners (furniture coverings)
table linens
cotton (textile)
embroidering
straw (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
Cotton
Straw
Embroidered
Butterfly
SCARF, TABLE

Inscription

Embroidered in center: ""M.G.T.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Possibly Tucker, Mary Geraldine, 1841-1922 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Wiscasset, ME, USA

Dimensions

22.25 x 37.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1846

Places

Maine (United States)