Mantel skirt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24529

Description

Piece of fringe made of crocheted cream-colored cotton. Used as a skirt for fireplace mantel. Long strands of loose fringe at bottom connected to a crocheted border at top. Border consists of two horizontal strips connected by vertical strands. Border bottom is scalloped where it turns into the loose fringe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lambrequins (valances)
cotton (textile)
crocheting
Cotton
Crocheted
LAMBREQUIN

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Possibly Tucker, Jane Armstrong, 1866-1964 (Maker)
Possibly Tucker, Mary Geraldine, 1841-1922 (Maker)

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

15 x 69 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5350

Places

Maine (United States)