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Square cover. Material: two thicknesses of white cotton. Upper thin, lower coarse, paired warps and wefts. Design: elaborate rococo pattern with floral forms, birds, nymphs, etc., worked in white linen thread with heavy quilted outlines, laid work and French knots, with drawn work, and worked...

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Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Kidder

Dutch, about 1750


104 x 105 cm (40 15/16 x 41 5/16 in.)

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Cotton quilted (stuffed work) with linen stitching and embroidery thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts