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Ground: cream colored linen woven with geometric pattern. Design: a conventionalized fruit form with leaves powdered over surface, worked, in cross-stitch, with yellow and grayish green silk.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

English?, 19th–20th century

Dimensions

81.3 x 36 cm (32 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.85

Medium or Technique

Linen ground with silk embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles