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Green silk embroidered on coarse linen. Various alphabets and numbers with decorative strips between.

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA, 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

American, about 1825

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

35 x 25.3 cm (13 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1030

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles