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Object Name Sham, Pillow
Collection The Stephen Girard Artifact Collection
Catalog Number 0367
Description Fine linen & cotton blend pillow sham, plain weave, constructed from 2 pieces of fabric to form fromt and back, with 1 3/4" fringe around all four sides. Fine rolled hem at edge of ruffle all around. Along long side at top, back is not stitched to top to form pocket for pillow. Sham tied shut with 2 pairs of corresponding cottom tapes sewn to the insides placed about 2 1/2" from the top edges sewn with an "X" pattern.
Date 1800
Year Range from 1800
Material Cotton/Linen
Length (in) 34
Width (in) 27
Source Girard, Stephen
Used Used at Stephen Girard's Water Street Townhouse