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Supper Cloth

From the Collection of Churchill Island Heritage Farm 1 Samuel Amess Drive Newhaven Victoria

Description
Linen supper cloth with drawn thread 55mm from edge all around, 2 rows of drawn thread with petals 130 mm from edge and 175mm from edge. Drawn thread at corners showing petals and whorls. White. Butterflies embroidered at alternate diagonal corners. Letters "M" and "A" at the other alternate diagonal corners. White embroidery on white linen. Butterfly motif.
Size
100cm X 104cm
Object Registration
0341
Keywords
margaret amess, tynefield, churchill island, supper cloth
Historical information
Supper cloth embroidered by Margaret Amess, youngest child of Samuel and Jane Amess. Margaret Amess gave the supper cloth to Mary Clay, aunt of the donor.
When Made
1900
Inscriptions & Markings
"M" "A" in diagonal corners.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:12AM