Ruffled pillowcase

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1860

GUSN

GUSN-30693

Description

Rectangular, off white, fine linen; wide 3-1/4" hem at open end. Applied 2-1/8" wide ruffle with small scale scalloped edge band and whitework embroidered floral stems; band holes at sides; floral sprig.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pillowcases
embroidering
stitching
linen (material)
weaving
machine-made
tabby (textile)
whitework
floral patterns
Linen
Woven
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Floral
Novelty Weave
Whitework
PILLOWCASE

Inscription

Ink at end: Burrough [Harriet E. Burrough]

Maker

Burrough, Harriet Elizabeth Fairbrother (Maker)

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

32 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1925.585