Linen pillowcase; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR1985.1265

Name/Title

Linen pillowcase

About this object

Linen pillowcase with a cotton crochet border around three outside edges and under the hem of the opening, stitched very neatly on to the pillowcase by hand. The crochet border consists of 75mm wide triangular shape designs with six shell patterns in each triangle. The open end is hemmed with four ties attached. The pillowcase has three small blue stains, possibly ink.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Needlewoman

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

Textiles, linen
Textile, cotton

Measurements

L 690mm X W 440mm
Lace edging 75mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Needlework

Subject and Association Keywords

Household items

Subject and Association Keywords

Domestic chattels

Subject and Association Keywords

Bed linen

Subject and Association Keywords

Textiles

Credit Line

From the collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Household textiles

Object number

CR1985.1265

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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