Maple; linen; silver
Overall: 1 x 11 x 19 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 27.9 x 49.5 cm )
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.
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
incised: on silver mount on endpiece: "M. McILVAIN"
Denker, Ellen Paul. "Collector' legacies." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 176-180.
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