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White linen embroidered in crewel stitches with two shades of blue wool, in a design of meandering vine with conventional leaves and flowers; solid areas within flowers and leaves in Roumanian couching or New England laid stitch; thinner stems and outlines in stem stitch; thicker stems and blue...

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Gift to the MFA, 1927

Credit Line

Gift of Henrietta Page

Crewelwork embroidery

American, third quarter of the 18th century

Object Place

New England, United States


Overall: 23.5 x 120 cm (9 1/4 x 47 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts