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Pillow border

Pillow border

  • Place of origin:

    Zealand (made)

  • Date:

    1800-1849 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen embroidered with cotton thread

  • Museum number:

    338-1903

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pillow border of linen, decorated with cut and drawn work, and embroidery in white cotton thread, chiefly in button-hole stitch. It is divided by rows of small squares into lozenge-shaped compartments which enclose geometrical devices in needlework.

Place of Origin

Zealand (made)

Date

1800-1849 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Linen embroidered with cotton thread

Dimensions

Length: 25 in, Width: 7.75 in

Object history note

This pillow border was originally part of a pillow case, which has been disposed. (RF 33/584).

Purchased. Registered File number 82091/1903, 4725/1903.

Descriptive line

Pillow border, linen embroidered with cotton thread, Zealand, Denmark, 1800-1849.

Materials

Linen (material); Cotton thread

Techniques

Weaving; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Geometric patterns

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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