Table runner

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-8881

Description

Rectangular fine white cotton runner; wide hemmed edges. Floral wreath in center; stemmed floral border on sides and front; angled floral darts in front corners. Whitework design of tambour embroidery.

Details

Descriptive Terms

runners (furniture coverings)
table linens
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
whitework
floral patterns
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Tambour
Embroidered
Floral
Whitework
RUNNER, TABLE

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

31 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1955.193

Reference Notes

Mitchell, James R.. Early American Life. [No Publisher]. _____ Note _____ "Brass Andiron Makers of Boston", August, 1980.