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Pillow sham: cream w/garland design

Object Number: 
1942.405a
Date: 
1812
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 1/2 x 43 x 1/2 in. ( 52.1 x 109.2 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered (candlewick): in center star: "PC / 1812"
Description: 
Whitework pillow sham with embroidered candlewick design; eight-pointed star flanked by floral bouquets and enclosed in rectangular frame at center, surrounded by swags and scalloped border; candlewick inscription at center.
Gallery Label: 
Phoebe Cotheal ("PC"), the original owner of this coverlet, was the great-grandmother of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group