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White linen (two pieces) 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...

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Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1926

Credit Line

Gift of Henrietta Page

Crewelwork embroidery

American, third quarter of the 18th century

Object Place

New England, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 25.4 x 108 cm (10 x 42 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26.273d

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles