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Embroidered border design, appliqued on fine linen ground, of twisting ribbons caught with trefoils intertwining with delicate flowering vine; in one corner, initials EWC; edged with band of Valenciennes lace; belonged to Ellen Wayles Coolidge, wife of Joseph Coolidge and granddaughter of Thomas...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen W. Coolidge

French, Early 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

51.8 x 49.5 cm (20 3/8 x 19 1/2 in. )

Accession Number

53.2144

Medium or Technique

Appliquéd linen, with linen Valenciennes lace and appliquéd cotton embroidery

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