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White linen embroidered in crewel stitches with two shades of blue wool, in a design of meandering vine with conventional leaves and flowers; solid areas within flowers and leaves in Roumanian couching or New England laid stitch; thinner stems and outlines in stem stitch; thicker stems and blue...

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Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1926

Credit Line

Gift of Henrietta Page

Crewelwork embroidery

American, Colonial, third quarter of 18th century

Object Place

Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

123 x 64.5 cm (48 7/16 x 25 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26.273

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles