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Linen plain with wool embroidery in nearly symmetrical floral design; most of embroidery in Roumanian couching or New England laid stitch; blue-green mound at bottom in center with three rows of pink and white flowers with thin black stems in stem stitch; two bunches of strawberries above in...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen M. Robinson

Crewelwork embroidery piece

American (Massachusetts), mid-18th century

Object Place

Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

64 x 62 cm (25 3/16 x 24 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.405

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool embroidery; plain weave silk backing added later

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles