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Linen worked in white with designs for drawn-work and flat embroidery. In the middle are sections of four flower patterns, around the edge rectangles filled with small geometric figures. In the center the initials M A M and the date 1761 are worked in white; lined with pink linen and edged...

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1938, gift of Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Danish or German, 1761

Object Place

Denmark or Germany


28.5 x 40.5 cm (11 1/4 x 15 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with linen, lined with plain weave linen and edged with silk ruffle


Textiles and Fashion Arts