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Yellow linen worked with colored silks. The design consists of rows of borders and letters, and the signature of "Elizabeth Tompson". The piece is unfinished.

Provenance

Gift of Miss Adelaide Pearson to MFA, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, Colonial, early 18th century

Object Place

New England

Dimensions

29.5 x 21.5 cm (11 5/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1779

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles