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Brown, blue, and white base with bands of triangle motifs in satin stitch, brown stem in chain stitch with blue, off-white and brown blossoms with a few purple threads; off-white, almost light brown ground fabric; worn

Provenance

Miss Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, December, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, late 18th–early 19th century

Place of Origin

Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 37.5 x 14.8 cm (14 3/4 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1777

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave, wool embroidery (chain and satin stitches)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles