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Letters, decorative bands, inscription: "THIS INDIAN WEED/ NOW WITHERHED QUITE THOUGH/ GREEN AT NOON. CUT DOWN NIGHT/ SFCWTW." Unhemmed lower edge.

Provenance

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles 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, 1730–40

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

16.8 x 21.5 cm (6 5/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1032

Medium or Technique

Linen, Silk; Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles