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Loosely woven linen ground with flame stitch design worked with several shades of pink, red, orange, yellow, and green wool with a little dark brown wool, very much worn, holes in lining, green silk binding almost entirely worn off.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler

American (New England), 1750–1800

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

11.6 x 18.5 x 2.7 cm (4 9/16 x 7 5/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1990

Medium or Technique

Wool embroidery on linen ground with linen lining with paper interlining and silk ribbon binding

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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