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MONOGRAM SHEET FRAGMENT

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MONOGRAM SHEET FRAGMENT

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

A cream colored monogrammed fragment from a sheet. This seems to be the same weave and style design as that of 45.589.1-3 and may have been part of this group. The monogram is of raised embroidery with the M and P in solid raised embroidery and the H is in openwork embroidery.

Category:
textiles
Object name:
MONOGRAM SHEET FRAGMENT
Made from:
Cotton
Made in:
Place unknown
Date made:
ca. 1920
Size:
20.3 × 34.3 cm (8 × 13 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.591
Class:
Linen
Signature marks:
inscription MPH Center of the fragment This may be part of 45.589.1-3. 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 Yrok 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 bordered in red and black. The background is white except for the postal notation which is black. The address is typewritten and the postal notation is preprinted. inscription Heavy linen emb- Top of the container This is handwritten in pencil.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973