Pillowcase

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1810-1812

GUSN

GUSN-9469

Description

Rectangular, off white, fine cotton; single piece folded; hemmed open end with narrow line of drawnwork; band of white embroidered floral loops of bullion and French knot stitches. Line of eleven openwork crosses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pillowcases
cotton (textile)
cross-stitching
drawn thread work
embroidering
weaving
machine-made
tabby (textile)
floral patterns
Cotton
Woven
Embroidered
Cross-stitched
Drawnwork
Floral
Novelty Weave
PILLOWCASE

Inscription

Cross-stitched at end: BT [Betsey Teale]

Maker

Teale, Betsey (Maker)

Location of Origin

Salem, MA, USA

Dimensions

36 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1917.599

Places

Massachusetts (United States)