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Chair seat cover (one of a set of seven)

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One of a set of seven. Red, orange, brown and shades of yellow crewels worked with a variety of stitches, including stem, seed, buttonhole, lattice work, French knots, bullion, etc., on a linen-and-cotton weft twill ground fabric. The design shows a central tree island with bizarre flowers and...

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Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

English, 1675–1725

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58 x 65 cm (22 13/16 x 25 9/16 in.)

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Linen and cotton twill ground with wool embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts