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Chair seat of cotton and linen twill (fustian) embroidered with wool (crewelwork) in stag and rabbit seated on rolling hills at bottom in green, yellow, and blue bands with leaves, strawberries, and flowers; large peacock standing on flowering stump on left and fruited tree with large rose 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


40 x 45.5 cm (15 3/4 x 17 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and linen twill (fustian), wool embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts