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Band of crewel work embroidery

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Band of crewel work embroidery, top of band irregular, landscape with low conventionalized hills and ornamental trees and flowers, animals including elongated cow, bear with red glass bead eye, small dog, brown and white sheep, worked with blue, green, yellow, and pink crewels, probably...

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Credit Line

Anonymous gift

American (New England), early 18th century

Object Place

New England, United States

Dimensions

102 x 22 cm (40 3/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1548

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool embroidery, appliqued pieces of wool embroidery, glass beads, and piece of linen and cotton twill

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles