Embroidery frame

Embroidery frame
Embroidery frame
Title
Embroidery frame
Date 
ca. 1790
Medium 
Maple; linen; silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 11 x 19 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 27.9 x 49.5 cm )
Description 
Striped maple embroidery frame composed of two endpieces, one adjustable, both with carved volutes at the ends; remnants of linen fabric basted to small holes in endpieces; two crosspieces pierced with regular pattern of pierced holes. Small silver mount with incised name set into center of endpiece.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1944.336
Marks 
incised: on silver mount on endpiece: "M. McILVAIN"
Bibliography 
Denker, Ellen Paul. "Collector' legacies." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 176-180.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group