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Embroidered doily (one of three)

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Three embroidered doilies. Linen embroidery on linen ground. A large flower embroidered in multi-colored linen threads on natural colored linen ground; embroidered Deerfield trademark of ‘D' on a flax wheel. Condition: excellent.

Provenance

Given to donor in 1940 by Margaret C. Whiting (1869-1946), co-founder of the Deerfield soiciety of Blue and White Needleworkers.

Credit Line

Gift of Margery Burnham Howe

American (Deerfield, Massachusetts), about 1905

Object Place

Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

15.7 x 16.1 cm (6 3/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.695

Medium or Technique

Linen, Silk embroidery on linen ground

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles