Torn Altar Cloth

Image

Torn Altar Cloth

Title

Torn Altar Cloth

Identifier

30959 NP

Source

Marguerite Haines Collection, 1997

Description

Image shows a torn altar cloth. A lighter color fringe can be seen at the top of the cloth. The same light colored fringe can also be seen on the bottom of the cloth. At the bottom of the altar cloth there is a scalloped pattern with embroidered flowers within each half circle.

Museum records include note that the altar cloth matches a description in Helen Hunt Jackson's novel, Ramona.

Creator

Lummis, Charles Fletcher

Date

circa 1888

Format

Black and white negative

Subject

Altar-cloths
Rancho Camulos (Calif.)

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Piru (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

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Type

Image

Language

English

Collection

Citation

Lummis, Charles Fletcher, “Torn Altar Cloth ,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed July 20, 2024, http://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/7658.