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Polychrome wool yarns embroidered on linen warp and cotton weft ground, woven in weft-faced twill (fustian). Branches with flowers and large leaves. Made up of several pieces assembled in Museum; modern red, yellow and pink silk fringe along bottom edge; modern linen lining. Several pieces still...

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Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

English, late 17th or early 18th century

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28 x 542 cm (11 x 213 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: Textile Income Purchase Fund and Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

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Cotton and linen twill with wool embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts