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Fine white linen backed by coarser linen. cut in three pieces, a straight band in middle, oval pieces on the sides. Scrolls and single flowers quilted in relief are scattered on the surface, the ground is powdered with small dots worked with linen thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Wendell Taber

American, 18th century

Object Place

United States


21 x 14.3 cm (8 1/4 x 5 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen with packed thread quilting and linen tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts