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Embroidered in Irish stitch (also called Florentine, bargello, Hungarian, or flame stitch) with shades of yellow, green, red, brown and ecru wool threads on linen canvas. Original colors may be seen along edges of the cover but the central area is badly faded and worn, and there are numerous...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Laura L. Williams


American (Milton or Leominster, Massachusetts), mid-18th century

Object Place

Milton or Leominster, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 48.9 x 61 cm (19 1/4 x 24 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts