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Framed armorial embroidery

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Framed armorial embroidery. molded black frame with gilt inner edge; shield embroidered in silver on black background, with red, blue, and yellow in decoration.

Credit Line

Gift of Mary W. Bartol, John W. Bartol, and Abigail W. Clark

American, about 1780

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

80 x 80 x 4 cm (31 1/2 x 31 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.27.63

Medium or Technique

Silk with silk embroidery and wood framed with glass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles