Afghan

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-39432

Description

Wool yarn crocheted to imitate Berlinwork canvas. Seven panels arranged vertically. Green sides flanked by brown; purple, peach and red at center. Panels linked and edged in shades of orange. Multicolor floral motifs cross-stitched on brown and peach panels. Self fringe all around.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blankets (coverings)
afghans (throws)
crocheting
cross-stitching
textiles
wool (textile)
floral patterns
Wool
Crocheted
Cross-stitched
Floral
Unidentified Textile
BLANKET

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

58 x 70 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Newton Webber Lamson

Accession Number

1937.1270