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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


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

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Medium or Technique

Linen, wool; crewelwork


Textiles and Fashion Arts