Bureau Scarf

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2956

Description

Needlework-on-linen bureau scarf, comprised of 3 panels handstitched together, the 2 end panels richly embroidered with urns and flowers with floral borders on blues, beige, browns and metallic (copper) thread, on ecru linen, rolled ends, selvage sides, sturdy.

Details

Descriptive Terms

scarves (furniture coverings)
embroidering
linen (material)
thread
metallic (color attribute)
thread
Linen
Fiddle Thread
Embroidered
SCARF, BUREAU

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

51.25 x 18 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1416