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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; two pieces of ground cloth (later cut and sewn back together); solid areas in Roumanian couching or New England laid stitch; stems outlines in stem stitch...

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Provenance

Gift to MFa, 1926

Credit Line

Gift of Henrietta Page

Crewelwork embroidery

American, third quarter of th 18th century

Object Place

New England, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 22.2 x 140.3 cm (8 3/4 x 55 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26.273c

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles