Dust Ruffle

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-51215

Description

A 10" band of white evenweave cotton with vertical seersucker stripes of varying widths. It is edged with white cotton yarn macrame border of tassled triangular point alternating with two long twisted strands with tassle ends. The top is gathered with an elastic band, then strung through a stitched sleeve. It is machine sewn.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dust ruffles
cotton (textile)
machine sewing (technique)
macrame (technique)
cloth
textiles
yarn
stripes
Cotton
Yarn
Seersucker
Macrame'
Stripe
Machine Sewn
Unidentified Textile
RUFFLE, DUST

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1986.1111A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12 x 280 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.1111AB