Fragment of Flame Stitchery

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1740-1790

GUSN

GUSN-2441

Description

A rectangular fragment of an Irish stitched flame design. It is worked in with wool yarns in shades of green, blue, red, pink, yellow, and beige on a linen ground and bound in modern blue cotton tape. It is backed with a modern muslin colored fabric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

textiles
fragments
cotton (textile)
cloth
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Bargello work
Wool
Linen
Irish stitch
Synthetic Fabric
Cotton
TEXTILE FRAGMENT

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

20.5 x 14.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.464