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Linen worked with polychrome crewels in a design of delicate separate conventionalized floral motifs with flowering vine bordering one side. Colors delicate and faded. Some of the crewels have disappeared, leaving design drawn on linen. Linen browned and fragile.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Fannie M. Whitman Crowley

American (New England), 18th century

Object Place

Kingston, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

142.5 x 69 cm (56 1/8 x 27 3/16 in. )

Accession Number

56.836

Medium or Technique

Linen, wool; crewelwork

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles