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Fragments of a coverlet (one of seven)

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Ground: natural-colored linen quilted with backstitch in a diaper pattern. Design: detached motifs of flowers and birds, etc., in pseudo-Chinese style. Narrow running border of flowering vine. Worked with chainstitch in silks (greens, red, blue, blue green, brown, and yellow). According to the...

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Gift of Mrs. Wesley Maynard

English, first half of 18th century

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36 x 42 cm (14 3/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts