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Part of embroidered bed hanging

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Piece of linen embroidered in blue cotton thread with two thin vines with c-scrolls terminating in single flower or leaf motifs; probably originally part of a bed hanging; stems of two thin vines and outlines of flowers and leaves in stem stitch; small dots in leaves and flowers in cross and...

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Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1943

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Hoxie

Crewelwork embroidery

American (Massachusetts), second quarter of 18th century

Object Place

Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

98.9 x 61.7 cm (38 15/16 x 24 5/16 in. )

Accession Number

43.1504

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles