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Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage

About this object

A runner made of linen and lace. It is edged with 2 1/2 inch filet lace with a scalloped edge and a floral design. The center is linen with cutwork scrolls designs around the edge. Venise needle lace insets of roses with bows are placed at center of sides. Curving sprays of flowers in needle lace, also on sides, are alternated with filet insets of flower sprays and harbor scenes with a sailboat. An inset of Venise needle lace at each end depicts a classical female figure playing a lyre.

Object name:
Made from:
Lace -- linen
Made in:
Place made unknown
Date made:
27.4 x 79.3 cm (10 13/16 x 31 3/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

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Signature marks:
label 1 Runner / 2 yd 26-1/2" X 31" / (Linen and Lace) on tissue paper surrounding object label removed and placed in file note on Dining Room / Table / Runner pinned to object handwritten in blue ink note Have been cleaned / spots did not / come off pinned to object note removed and placed in file
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1974