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Embroidered Dresser Scarf
Associated Person: Jessie Tise Heafner
PlacesFloyd (Courthouse District)
- Length: 42 ½ inches
- Width: 13 inches
This oval dresser scarf has matching flower basket designs embroidered on each end with individual daisies spaced out along edges on the long sides. The linen cloth with crocheted edging appears to have been purchased as a kit. Embroidery stitches used include: French knots, running stitch, chain stitch, and blanket stitch.
KeywordsDresser scarf, embroidery
This piece came from Jessie Tise Heafner and may have been embroidered by her mother, Alice Peterman Tise (1888-1969).