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Catalog Number 0002.229.009-010
Description Dresser Scarves, n.d. Pair of half circle dresser scarves with tatted lace edging. No decoration to the half circle panels of fabric. The tatted lace edging is attached to the curved edge only with hand stitching. The lace has a pattern of loops and circles.
Object Name Scarf, Bureau
Collection 3D - Household Accessories
Title Dresser Scarves, n.d.
Date n.d.
Creator Unknown
Role Fiber Artist
Inscription Text none
Notes "Dresser scarves are a bit like doilies or table runners, serving much the same purpose -- providing decor as well as protection for bedroom furniture. These vintage fabrics are often quite ornate, featuring hand-sewn stitching, embroidery, crochet work or decorative threadwork used to embellish each piece. Even stained or damaged vintage dresser scarves can be repurposed into new, useful decor with slight modification." []
Dimensions H-3.5 W-7.25 D-0.125 inches
Dimension Details (010) 3.375 x 6.75 x 0.125
Medium Textile
Search Terms Dresser
Household Decor
Subjects Dressing tables