Table runner

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24431

Description

Brown silk table runner, long rectangular w/ black chain-stitched embroidery at either end and a continuous border of embroidered flowers along outer edge of runner. Chain-stitching surrounded by embroidered flowers and leaves. Outer border features flowers set into hexagonal frames joined together by over-lapping diamonds. Fringed edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

runners (furniture coverings)
table linens
stitching
embroidering
silk (textile)
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
Silk
Embroidered
Chain Stitched
Flower
RUNNER, TABLE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5272