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Ground: cream colored cotton. Design: rectangles of various darning stitches, twill, diaper, plaid, etc., worked in yellow, brown, green, blue, pink and orange silk, with the date 1827 in the center and four groups of initials worked in eyelet stitch with pink silk.

Provenance

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

Dutch, 1827

Object Place

Germany or Holland

Dimensions

54 x 53.7 cm (21 1/4 x 21 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1131

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles