Border

Austrian
18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 33.2 cm (8 7/16 x 13 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.435

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen with a design of double headed eagles, etc., woven with pink cotton. To one edge is sewed a piece of marcamé or knotted lace, made of white and pink thread. Borders like this are made by the peasants of Styria to be used upon their sheets and pillow-cases.

Provenance

Lent by Mrs. T. F. Richardson, Dec. 11, 1890. Transferred to Mrs. Charles J. White April 5, 1932. Returned April 3, 1933. Made a Gift May 4, 1933

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles J. White