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Chair seat cover

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Seat cover embroidered with floral pattern in tent stitch; naturalistic flowers shaded in red, pink, white and yellow, and blue with berries and buds; green, yellow, and white and blue stems and leaves; some elements outlined in yellow or white silk thread

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Kennard Winsor

Crewelwork embroidery

American (Boston, MA), mid-18th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, USA


44.2 x 51.3 cm (17 3/8 x 20 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool and silk embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts