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Polychrome crewels on cotton and linen ground. Undulating vine with buds, flowers and leaves in a variety of stitches including stem, long and short, bullion, speckling and button-hole. Initials MW in center. Condition good except some colors have bled due to washing. Original waist ties.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

American (New England), 1750–1800

Object Place

New England, USA

Dimensions

39.5 cm (15 9/16 in. x 27.5 cm

Accession Number

64.689

Medium or Technique

Cotton, linen, wool, Silk; Wool yarns embroidered on linen, initialed "M W"

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes