Splasher

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-8746

Description

Rectangular, white plain weave panel; knotted self fringe around sides and bottom. Red, embroidered outlines of male and female owl perched on branch; saying across top. Remains of holes in top corners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

scarves (furniture coverings)
embroidering
fringe
linen (material)
tabby (textile)
childhood
figure- and animal-derived motifs
owl (bird)
Linen
Embroidered
Fringe
Owl
Childhood
Novelty Weave
SCARF, BUREAU

Inscription

Embroidered over image: Were From the Owl'd Country

Maker

Lyman, Elizabeth Parker (Maker)

Dimensions

26.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1990.502