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Plain woven white cotton ground, embroidered with white cotton yarns in satin, chain and bullion stitches. One side has a large plant design in the center and border of interlocking circles. other side has small plant forms in the center and border of an undulating vine. Tasseled drawstring....

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ashton Sanborn in memory of Ashton Sanborn

American (New England), 18th century

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27 x 21.5 cm (10 5/8 x 8 7/16 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Cotton; embroidery: cotton yarns on cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts