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Embroidery fragment

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White embroidery fragment with pineapple or strawberry motifs and scalloped, saw-toothed edge; satin stitching for leaves and caps of fruit motifs, cutwork and buttonhole stitching for bodies of the fruit motifs; buttonhole stitching along edge.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, first quarter of the 19th century

Object Place

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

23 x 5 cm (9 1/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1781

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles