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Cover for a chair seat

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Chair seat of cotton and linen twill (fustian) embroidered with wool (crewelwork); two pieces of ground cloth with abutting seam across top; embroidered on lower left with stag seated on rolling hills in green, yellow, and blue bands with leaves, flowers, and strawberries; hills on right covered...

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Provenance

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

Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

46.3 x 56.5 cm (18 1/4 x 22 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.361

Medium or Technique

Cotton and linen twill (fustian), wool embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles