Pillowcases

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258872

Description

Rectangular pillowcases with fagoted edge at top 2 1/4 inches from opening; embroidered "F" in floral reserve; also at top edge center; Linen damask tablecloth; simple foliate trail at edge around perimeter; more dense foliate trail border 9 1/2 inches from edge; scrolled arabesque border within trail border; lily border within scrolled border; small foliate trail around center with two lilies in center; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

pillowcases
cotton (textile)
weaving
embroidery (visual works)
Bedding
Cotton
Embroidered
Pillowcase

Inscription

"F" (Embroidered)

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

31 x 30 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6247.1-2

Places

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