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Crewelwork fragment (probably from a chair seat)

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Fragment of crewelwork embroidered chair seat; linen warp threads of ground cloth in horizontal direction; dog and two stag on hillock with flowering tree on left and tree on right with larger trunk, denser leaves, and bird; mostly New England laid stitch (or Roumanian couching), except center of...

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Credit Line

Anonymous gift

American, probably Boston, Colonial, mid 18th century

Object Place

New England, Untied States


36.3 x 46.5 cm (14 5/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and linen twill with wool embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts