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Fine white linen, lined with coarser linen worked in back-stitch with neutral yellow silk. Design: all-over repeated pattern of intertwining scrolls and foliated leaves or feathers, and small globes. Bound with worn white silk. Very much stained.

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Gift of Miss Annie E. Blodgett

English, 17th–18th century


106 x 83 cm (41 3/4 x 32 11/16 in.)

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Linen tabbty with silk embroidery and silk faille binding


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