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Chair seat of cotton and linen twill (fustian) embroidered with wool (crewelwork) in low hills at bottom in green, yellow, and blue with plants and strawberries, blades of grass across top, two stag and a blue squirrel, and oak tree at center and fruiting tree at right with white squirrel;...

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Inherited by Samuel Bradstreet; Gift to the MFA, 1924

Credit Line

Gift of Samuel Bradstreet

Crewelwork embroidery

American, second quarter of the 18th century

Object Place

Boston area, New England


41.5 x 45.5 cm (16 5/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and linen twill with wool embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts