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Bed valence (sections of ends missing), cotton and linen plain weave (two pieces) embroidered with wool, lined with cotton and linen plain weave (four pieces), and bound with plain weave linen tape; flowering vine design with thin stems and outlines and some sections of leaf filling in stem...

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Provenance

Purchased, 1953

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

Crewelwork embroidery

American (New England), second quarter of the 18th century

Object Place

New England, America

Dimensions

30 x 140 cm (11 13/16 x 55 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.953

Medium or Technique

Cotton and linen plain weave with wool embroidery, linen plain weave tape, linen and cotton plain weave lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles