Lambrequin

Lambrequin
Title
Lambrequin
Date 
1875-1900
Medium 
Hemp, wool, silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 55 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 29.2 x 141 x 0.3 cm )
Description 
Burlap lambrequin trimmed with black velvet at the top edge and near the fringed bottom edge, the sides are hemmed; a row of diamond pattern runs across the center embroidered with wool in satin stitch interspersed with wool felt appliquéd flowers, the velvet strips are embroidered with herringbone and feather stitches in a geometric pattern.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Irving McKesson
Object Number 
1941.335
Gallery Label 
This lambrequin was made by Mary Merritt (1854-1910), the mother of the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group