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PANEL FRAGMENT

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

An ecru linen panel insert of cutwork embroidery. The center design is of eight ovals around a circle. This is framed with cutwork circles with five cutwork oval accents. At the top and bottom of the panel are crochet bars attaching another piece of linen to give an openwork look to the panel. On the sides are crochet lattice work with picots attached to another piece of linen. The crochet is done in linen thread.

Category:
textiles
Object name:
PANEL FRAGMENT
Made from:
Linen
Made in:
UNKNOWN
Date made:
Late 19th c.-Early 20th c.
Size:
16.5 × 11.4 cm (6 1/2 × 4 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.592
Class:
Linen
Signature marks:
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/To Mrs. Joseph E. Davies/Street 3029 Klingle Road/City Washington State D. C. Bottom of the container The label is bordered in black and red with a background of white except for the postage notation which is black. The address is typewritten. 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