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Petticoat border

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Ground: deep cream colored linen. Design: large stylized flowers and leaves growing from undulating stems worked in Oriental or Roumanian and outline stitch with pink, red, pinkish violet, blue, green and yellow wool (crewel). Worn, stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Luscombe Tinkham

American (New England), Colonial, 1758

Object Place

New England, United States

Dimensions

25.7 x 165.3 cm (10 1/8 x 65 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

40.571

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes