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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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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wesley Maynard

English, first half of 18th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

19 x 19.5 cm (7 1/2 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.646e

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles