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PILLOW EDGINGS

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Three white pillow edgings with white work embroidery in two scrolls of flowers on either side of an insertion. The insertion is of needle lace and the design is of a geometric square with a spider motif. There are five rows of isolated bars in openwork embroidery. One of the edgings has a monogram MPC embroidered. The other two have had that part cut off.

Category:
textiles
Object name:
PILLOW EDGINGS
Made from:
Cotton
Made in:
UNKNOWN
Date made:
ca. 1905-1935
Size:
17.8 × 30.5 × 54.6 cm (7 × 12 × 21 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.588.1-3
Class:
Linen/lace
Signature marks:
inscription MPC Top of one of the pillow edgings This is embroidered. label From Mme. E. Garnett CONTENTS-MERCHANDISE/FOURTH CLASS MAIL/47 East 51st St., POSTMASTER: THIS PARCEL MAY BE OPENED/FOR POSTAL INSPECTION IF NECESSARY/New York City RETURN POSTAGE GUARANTEED/To Mrs. Joseph E. Davies/Street 3029 Klingle Road/City Washington State D. C. Bottom of the container The label is outlined in red and black with a background of white, except for the postal information which is in black. The address is typed. inscription Heavy linen emb- Top of the container This is handwritten in pencil.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973