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Catalog Number 1971.304
Description Hexigon Quilt Wall Hanging or Table Runner, n.d. This table runner or wall hanging is long and narrow. The top is comprised of multi-colored and pattered hexagons of various materials that include silk, satin, brocade, velvet and possibly cotton, and are also handsewn and paper-pieced. Backing is machine quilted with dark blue satin affixed to wool batting with fan-shaped quilting. Top is not quilted but is sewn to backing at edges. Piece has turquoise blue binding around outer edge only seen around top sides but the hexagon material wraps over binding at top and bottom. White cotton strip (sleeve) sewn to top back for hanging.
Object Name Quilt
Collection 3D - Art
Title Hexigon Quilt Wall Hanging or Table Runner, n.d.
Date n.d.
Creator Unknown
Role Quiltmaker
Inscription Text "Ls" ? (Black ribbon applique on pink hexagon towards top left center)
Provenance
Notes "The table runner is a narrow length of cloth laid on top of table cloths or on a bare table. Table runners are used in a variety of ways: laid down the center of the table for decoration, laid across the table to define seating, or used to carry out a theme." [www.etiquettescholar.com/dining_etiquette/table_setting/table.../table_runners.html-9/7/2016]
Dimensions H-60 W-29 D-0.25 inches
Medium Textile
Search Terms Household Goods
Quilts
Subjects Furnishings
Quilts