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Twill woven white cotton ground embroidered with white cotton yarns in chain, satin, bullion, outline and back stitches. One side has a motif of tall flowering plants standing in a low dish in the center and a border of an undulating vine. Other side has two concentric circles of undulating...

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Gift of Mrs. Ashton Sanborn in memory of Ashton Sanborn

American, probably late 18th century

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21.4 x 21.3 cm (8 7/16 x 8 3/8 in. )

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Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts