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Natural colored linen(?). Across the upper part are rows of alphabets and numbers. Below, "Caty Langdon is my name With my needle wrought the same If my skill had been better I would have mended every letter, 1797." Across the bottom is a row of flowers growing from green mounds. Worked...

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Provenance

Gift of the Misses Catharine Langdon Rogers and Clara Bates Rogers to MFA, 1914

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Catharine Langdon Rogers and Clara Bates Rogers

American, 1797

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

33.0 x 23 cm (13 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.885

Medium or Technique

Plain weave linen embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles