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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.


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


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

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts