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Plain woven white cotton ground, embroidered with polychrome crewels in Roumanian, stem, and long and short stitches. In center of each side, a design of a large flower with double stem and leaves, and border of an undulating vine. Cotton yellowed, and one small area darned. Wool worn off in a...

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Gift of Mrs. Ashton Sanborn in memory of Ashton Sanborn

American, probably 18th century

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26.7 x 24.7 cm (10 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, Wool; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts