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Linen worked with polychrome crewels in a design of delicate separate conventionalized floral motifs with flowering vine bordering two sides. Colors delicate and faded. Some of the crewels have disappeared leaving design drawn on linen. Linen browned and fragile. Holes and a patch.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Fannie M. Whitman Crowley

American, 18th century

Object Place

Kingston, Massachusetts, USA


114.5 x 120 cm (45 1/16 x 47 1/4 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Linen, Wool; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts