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Chair seat with shepherdess and piping shepherd

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Provenance

Rooksby Creese through family to Lily Lois Howe; gift to the MFA, November 13, 1941.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lois Lilley Howe

American, Colonial, second quarter 18th century

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

49.3 x 62 cm (19 7/16 x 24 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.769

Medium or Technique

Wool and silk threads embroidered on linen ground with sheperdess and piping shepherd

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles