Bureau scarf

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-8110

Description

Rectangular white-on-white bureau scarf with central stylized three-branched flower with vine enclosing it on three sides, top is open. Knotted fringe on four sides. Linen backing with cotton face.

Details

Descriptive Terms

scarves (furniture coverings)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
fringe
knotting
linen (material)
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
vines
Scarf, Furniture
Scarf, Bureau
Cotton
Linen
Embroidered
Knotted
Fringe
Flower
Vine
Scarf, Bureau

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessories; Furniture Coverings

Dimensions

35 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.1016