Carriage afghan

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1869

GUSN

GUSN-46866

Description

Wool yarn. Nine blocks: four maroon rectangles; five cream squares. Crocheted to imitate Berlinwork canvas. Multicolor smyrna cross stitch on each cream square. Floral motif in center and two corners. Paisley in remaining corners. Maroon scalloped border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blankets (coverings)
crocheting
embroidering
textiles
wool (textile)
childhood
floral patterns
paisley
Children's furnishing
Wool
Crocheted
Embroidered
Paisley
Floral
Childhood
Unidentified Textile
BLANKET

Maker

Pennell, Lucinda Appleton (Maker)

Dimensions

35 x 35 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1963.398