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Chair seat of cotton and linen twill (fustian) embroidered with wool (crewelwork); on lower left, rabbit seated on rolling hills in green, yellow, and blue bands with leaves and strawberries; large tree with swirled fruit and pointed leaves on left; large multicolored bird at center standing on...

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Inherited by Samuel Bradstreet; Gift to the MFA, 1919

Credit Line

Gift of Samuel Bradstreet

Crewelwork embroidery

American, second quarter of the 18th century

Object Place

Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 40.6 x 47 cm (16 x 18 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and linen twill (fustian), wool embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts