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RUNNER

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Set with ivory runner, 12 mats and 10 napkins in lace. Design of runner consists of one long center oval in machine-made tape on a floral pattern with handmade needle lace mesh. The ends and long sides frame ovals with machine tape flowers and scrolls joined by coarse buttonholed bars arranged in hex meshes.

Object name:
RUNNER
Made from:
Lace -- linen
Made in:
UNKNOWN
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
134.6 x 44.1 cm (53 x 17 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.90.1
Class:
TEXTILE
Signature marks:
note No - 5 / 12 Place mats / 10 napkins / 1 Runner pinned to object handwritten in ink; "12" napkins has ben written over to read "10" napkins. tag All faced / 1 Runner /12 mats / 10 napkins / ... Nov. 1950 handwritten in pencil; number of napkins changed from 12 to 10.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973