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Cover for a bench

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Cover for the top of a bench. The design of irregular points, zig-zags, etc. is worked with pink, yellow, green, blue, and light neutral wools, in several tones and values of each color, and is outlined in part, with dark brown. The stitch, a straight single stitch, parallel to the warp of the...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth H. Clark in memory of Mary R. Crowninshield

American, 18th century

Object Place

New England


145 x 55 cm (57 1/16 x 21 5/8 in.) (detail shown)

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Medium or Technique

Linen embroidered with wool yarns


Textiles and Fashion Arts