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Table Runner

Table Runner

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1920-1929 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pascoe, Marion , born 1913 - died 1999 (Maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand stitched cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Donna McDonald on behalf of Lee Sarafis

  • Museum number:

    B.411-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a hand stitched runner for a table, made by a young girl during the 1920s in England. The scene that has been stitched is of a farmer and his wife feeding and tending to the animals. A second man appears to be stealing a goose and running away from the rest of its flock.

Physical description

White cotton table runner with a stitched farm scene in a combination of dark and light blue stitching.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1920-1929 (made)

Artist/maker

Pascoe, Marion , born 1913 - died 1999 (Maker)

Materials and Techniques

Hand stitched cotton

Dimensions

Width: 15 cm, Length: 138 cm

Descriptive line

Cotton table runner with a handstitched farm scene, made by Marion Pascoe in the 1920s

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Stitching

Subjects depicted

Goose; Farmer; Windmill; Farm; Sheep; Tree

Categories

Children & Childhood; Textiles

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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