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Ground: white linen. Design: curving stems bearing decorative flowers, leaves and berries, worked with white linen thread in stem, knot, satin and a variety of drawnwork stitches. Double ruffle of sheer white linen around face. Drawstring at back of neck.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James F. Norris in memory of Sarah Gore Flint Townsend

American, 18th century

Object Place

United States


17.7 x 15 cm (6 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen with silk embroidery and drawn-work


Textiles and Fashion Arts