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Crewelwork bed curtain; plain weave linen ground (two lengths and one piece running vertically) with wool embroidery in five rows of large tree and flower motifs alternating with smaller ones; polychrome parrot in tree at center of fourth row from top; most of shaded areas in the mounds, leaves,...

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Lent by Mrs. Daniel Staniford, September 14, 1928.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Daniel P. Staniford

Crewelwork embroidery

American, second quarter of the 18th century

Object Place

Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 215.9 x 222.3 cm (85 x 87 1/2 in.) (Max)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts