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Chair seat, wool embroidery on pieced linen, bottom left section missing, tree with berries on blue-green grass on left, flowering tree on right, large scale flowers and leaves; New England stitches throughout, herringbone stitches on branches and veins of leaves, stem stitches on narrow stems...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Barrett Wendell

Crewelwork embroidery

American, second quarter of the 18th century

Object Place

New England, United States


46.1 x 59 cm (18 1/8 x 23 1/4 in.) object folded at top edge so not a true measurement

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain-weave with wool embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts