Table runner

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1826-1850

GUSN

GUSN-8883

Description

Rectangular, off white velvet runner; two rounded corners; edges bound in green silk tape. In center is theorem painted still life of fruits on wooden cutting bowl with blue and white bowl and two-pronged fork and knife. Rose bunches in rounded corners and center bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

runners (furniture coverings)
table linens
cotton (textile)
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
stenciling
velvet (fabric weave)
apple (fruit)
banana (fruit)
floral patterns
vine scrolls
melon (fruit)
pear (wood)
pineapple (motif)
plum (fruit)
rose (genus)
berry
Cotton
Velvet
Silk
Painted
Stenciled
Floral
Rose
Pineapple
Strawberry
Grape
Pear
Peach
Apple
Plum
Banana
Melon
Theorem
RUNNER, TABLE

Inscription

Painted on knife blade: NAILOR

Maker

Possibly Nailor (Maker)

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

37.75 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Edna R. Gardiner

Accession Number

1941.897