User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Band

Start collecting

Embroidered linen band, probably originally a petticoat border; embroidered stag and building at center with green rolling hills across bottom with trees, plants and other animals; the hills across bottom filled in the Roumanian couching or New England laid stitch; outlines of animals in stem...

Show Full Description

Provenance

Gift to MFA, 1936

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Herbert Edes

Crewelwork embroidery

American, third quarter of the 18th century

Object Place

New England, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 257 cm (7 7/8 x 101 3/16 in.) Other (Warp dimension): 20cm (7 7/8in.) Other (Weft dimension): 257cm (101 3/16in.)

Accession Number

36.1

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool crewel embroidery, linen plain weave lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles