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Coarse thin linen, light neutral color. Design: horizontal rows of letters of the alphabet, the name of the maker, etc., worked in cross stitch with blue, green, neutral orange and a little yellow and black silk. "Lydia Tyler. Was. Born. On. Monday. June. The. 25. 1787. This. Work. I. Wrought....

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Provenance

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tylor to MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler

American, 1797

Object Place

Methuen, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

30.7 x 33.5 cm (12 1/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

32.322

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles