Bureau scarf

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1885-1900

GUSN

GUSN-53242

Description

Beige linen rectangle. Red cotton embroidery at center showing six book-reading owls sitting on a branch. Geometric weave inner border framed in openwork. Knotted self fringe all around.

Details

Descriptive Terms

scarves (furniture coverings)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
lining (process)
openwork
weaving
textiles
geometric patterns
figure- and animal-derived motifs
owl (bird)
Cotton
Satin weave
Embroidered
Lined
Owl
Geometric
Open Work
Unidentified Textile
Scarf, Bureau

Associated Building

Used At Fowler House Purchase - WSA,

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

37 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1942.968