|Description||Antimaccasar set (3p.) n.d. 3 separate linen pieces, woven design with floral motifs. ".001" is the largest 13in high with fringe and 15.5in. wide. It has 3-5 petaled flowers in the center of the design. Stems come together at bottom center in fieur de li pattern. Top corners are rectangular, bottom consists of 3 scallops, 5 fringe tassels on the outer and interior point of each scallop.|
|Collection||3D - Household Accessories|
|Title||Antimaccasar set (3p.) n.d.|
"An antimacassar /?ænt?m?'kæs?r/ is a small cloth placed over the backs or arms of chairs, or the head or cushions of a sofa, to prevent soiling of the permanent fabric. The name also refers to the cloth flap 'collar' on a sailor's shirt/top, used to keep macassar oil off the uniform."
"Antimacassars protect the upholstery from wear and soiling, and they add a decorative touch to the chair. They are typically made from stiff crocheted lace, embroidered wool or silk, or the same fabric used on the upholstry of the chair...The name comes from from macassar hair oil, which was popular in the 19th century. Antimacassar protected the back of the piece of furniture from coming in contact with the hair oil of those who were seated on the furniture. In modern times, antimacassars are often simply decorative." [https://www.reference.com/home-garden/chair-arm-covers-called-2d4c0c42223afffb-8/31/2016]
|Dimensions||H-13 W-15 inches|