Doily

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1876

GUSN

GUSN-30146

Description

Oval; cream linen damask; self fringe all around. Patterns on damask. Patterned shield at center; crossed flags of USA and Great Britain flanked by Columbia and Brittania. Medallions of George Washington and U.S. Grant at either end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

doilies
damask
linen (material)
centennials
patriotism
Linen
Damask
Classical Figure
Medallion
Centennial
Patriotism
DOILY

Inscription

On ribbon: AMERICAN CENTENNIAL On ribbon: Philadelphia 1876. Medallion: E PLURIBUS UNUM 1776 1876[with flag] Woven in around edge: J.N. RICHARDSON SONS & OWDEN, LIMITED,IRISH LINEN MANUFACTURERS/AND BLEACHERS BELFAST/IRELAND

Maker

J.N. Richardson Sons & Owden, Ltd. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Belfast, Ireland

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

15 x 11 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1924.60