Table Mats and Box

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258049

Description

White cardboard box (.1AB) with two linen damask table mats (.2-.3) inside; mats are rectangular with gaggoted border 1 3/8 inches from edge; 2 1/2 inch rectangular border inside fagoted stitch with rope-like design at top and bottom edges of the border; inside hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

mats (furniture coverings)
linen (material)
damask
Linen
Mat, Table

Inscription

"WHITNEY'S/ Linen Store/ [picture of spinning wheel]/ Temple Place . . ./ . . . and West St.,/ BOSTON." (printed)

Associated Building

Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.),

Maker

Whitney's Linen Store (Vendor)

Dimensions

11 1/4 x 9 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6182.1AB-3

Places

North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)