Bellpull

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-2158

Description

Long rectangular form; Berlin woolwork cross stitch; floral pattern in brown-green, greens, reds, beige; edged with two-tone cording, hangs from gilt metal bar, a cut glass shaped knob held by metal device at base; wool and silk yarns and threads; backed with fine cream colored cotton fabric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bells (idiophones)
glass (material)
needlepoint (needleworking)
Berlin woolwork
cross stitch
floral patterns
Berlin woolwork
Wool
Glass
Silk
Needlepoint
Floral
Berlinwork
BELLPULL

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

60 x 4 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.168