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Crewel-stitch fragment

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Crewel-stitch. Ground: white cotton woven with stripes of fine diamonds and zig-zags. Design: conventional floral forms, worked with red, reddish violet, blue, neutral green, neutral yellow, reddish orange, and dark brown wool and a little neutral silk.

Credit Line

Textile Special Fund

English, 18th century


74 x 49 cm (29 1/8 x 19 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton ground with wool and silk embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts