Wall hanging

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

19th century

GUSN

GUSN-273658

Description

Hand embroidered textile with multi-colored stiching in pink, green, blue, orange, and white circles. Seamed together in three pieces along selvedges. Plain weave indigo dyed cotton. Top and bottom edges whip stitched with white thread. Left and right edges are unhemmed selvedge. Note: Chenhall term "tapestry" chosen for lack of appropriate terminology in lexicon. Wall hanging designation based on evidence of tack holes along right selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

textiles
hangings (coverings)
cotton (textile)
Tapestry

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

65 x 55 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3698