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Scarf

Scarf

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Machine-made lace with tambour embroidery

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss C Southwell

  • Museum number:

    T.290-1986

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Scarf of cream machine-made lace with an allover tambour embroidered design with fancy open-work fillings. Rectangular with a design of detached formal flower buds and an arcaded border, edged with leaf shapes in larger scale at each end.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Machine-made lace with tambour embroidery

Object history note

Registered File number 1986/1648.
From the Collection of lace and embroidery formed by Miss Southwell's mother.

Descriptive line

Scarf of machine-made lace with tambour embroidery, made in England, ca. 1840

Techniques

Machine-made lace making; Tambour

Subjects depicted

Floral; Leaf

Categories

Embroidery; Lace; Accessories

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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