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Fine white linen with an all-over repeated pattern worked in back-stitch with cream colored silk in an all-over repeated pattern of long foliated leaves and conventionalized flowers. Around the edge is sewed a broad border of linen worked in chain-stitch and back-stitch with yellow, and a little...

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Gift of Miss Annie E. Blodgett

English, early 18th century


201 x 244 cm (79 1/8 x 96 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts