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Slip cover for seat and flounce of wing chair (seat cover)

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Slip cover for seat in plain weave linen embroidered with wool crewels in scrolling vine pattern with flowers, pines, buds, leaves, and strawberries. Stems in chain stitch in various shades of blue-green and green. Flower blossoms, buds and leaves in New England Laid stitch (Roumanian Couching);...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen W. Coolidge

Crewelwork embroidery

American (New England), 1750–75

Object Place

New England, United States


Overall (Seat cover): 63.5 x 76.2 cm (25 x 30 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool embroidery, trimmed with linen and wool tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts