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Part of a crewelwork valance (right half); white linen and cotton ground cloth; left end folded over 1/4" and other three edges bound in white linen tape; polychrome wool embroidered design of flowering vine; thinned dark stems in stem stitch; thicker stems, solid areas of leaves and petals in New...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George W. Collier

Crewelwork embroidery

Part of an incomplete set of bed hangings

American (New England), around 1730–1740

Object Place

Salisbury, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Kensington, New Hampshire, United States


28 x 80.5 cm (11 x 31 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton plain weave, wool embroidery, linen plain weave tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts