Pillowcase

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820 C-1830 C

GUSN

GUSN-9430

Description

Rectangular, off white, fine linen; single piece with insert of cutwork zig-zag joining outer band with sawtooth edge also with applied cutwork zig-zag linen along edge. Two pair of tape ties.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pillowcases
cutwork
stitching
linen (material)
weaving
machine-made
tabby (textile)
wreaths (costume accessories)
Woven
Hand Stitched
Wreath
Novelty Weave
Linen
Cutwork
PILLOWCASE

Inscription

Ink within wreath in corner: LHL/No 12 [Lydia Harriet Lane, Bedford, Mass]

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

16 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1946.295D

Places

Massachusetts (United States)