White India muslin embroidered with white cotton and with drawn-work, shadow-work, laid-work, chain stitch and button hole stitch. In one end is worked the date, 1752, and in the other R. L., the initials of the maker, Rachel Leonard.
This piece was made by Rachel Leonard of Norton, Mass., an ancestress of Mrs Davis
Gift of Mrs. Susan Hedge Davis of Plymouth, Mass.
American, Colonial, 1752
- Embroidered by Rachel Leonard, American (Boston, Masssachusetts)
Length x width: 52.1 x 129.9 cm (20 1/2 x 51 1/8 in.) (Maximum)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave embroidered with linen