Carriage afghan

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1873

GUSN

GUSN-38750

Description

Wool (?) yarn; cream center panel and peach side panels crocheted to imitate Berlinwork canvas. Joined by two rows of scallops. Cross-stitched roses and leaves on center panel in red, purple, green and black. Green maple leaves with black veins cross-stitched on side panels. Fringed all around.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blankets (coverings)
crocheting
cross-stitching
textiles
wool (textile)
childhood
floral patterns
rose (genus)
Children's furnishing
Crocheted
Cross-stitched
Rose
Wool
Childhood
Unidentified Textile
BLANKET

Inscription

Cross-stitched in black at middle of center panel: Mabel

Maker

Freeman, Myra (Maker)

Dimensions

22 x 26 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1936.748