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FRAGMENT

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

An ecru cotton muslin fragment with an inset of scrolling needle lace. The needle lace of bars spiders and diamonds. There are accents of embroidery in stem stitch around small squares with and openwork bar.

Category:
textiles
Object name:
FRAGMENT
Made from:
Cotton
Made in:
UNKNOWN
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
11.4 × 29.2 cm (4 1/2 × 11 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.593
Class:
Linen/lace
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 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 and has a white background except in the area of the postage information. The address is typed and the postage notation is preprinted. inscription Heavy linen emb- Top of the container This is handwritten in pencil.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973