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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 in Roumanian couching or New England laid stitch; some stems filled n with herringbone stitch; outlines of leaves and flowers in...

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Gift to the MFA, 1926

Credit Line

Gift of Henrietta Page

Crewelwork embroidery

American, third quarter of the 18th century

Object Place

New Emgland, United States


174 x 20 cm (68 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts