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Chair seat (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, see, 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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John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

English, about 1740s

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45.5 x 67.5 cm (17 15/16 x 26 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton twill ground with wool embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts