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Twill woven white cotton ground, embroidered with white cotton yarns in chain, stem, bullion, Roumanian, and satin stitches. One side has motif of tall flowering plant standing in a low dish in the center and a border of an undulating vine. Other side has a large conventionalized plant motif in...

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Gift of Mrs. Ashton Sanborn in memory of Ashton Sanborn

American, probably late 18th century

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24.3 x 21.1 cm (9 9/16 x 8 5/16 in. )

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Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts