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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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Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

19.605

Medium or Technique

Cotton and linen twill (fustian), wool embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles