Table scarf

Date

ca. 1824

GUSN

GUSN-8111

Description

Half-circular table scarf. White with hand-crocheted or tatted fringed edge. Scrolled trapunto-work grape vine follows edge. Central motif of an open basket filled with scrolled vines and flowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

scarves (furniture coverings)
runners (furniture coverings)
table linens
cotton (textile)
crocheting
fringe
tatting (process)
trapunto
baskets (containers)
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
vine scrolls
Scarf, FurnitureScarf, TableCotton
Crocheted
Tatted
Fringe
Vine
Fruit Basket
Trapunto
Flower
Scarf, Table

Inscription

Signed under basket: Mary D. Holmes 1824.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Holmes, Mary D. (Maker)

Object Type

Household Accessories; Furniture Coverings

Dimensions

41.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.1017