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Set of unfinished embroidered handscreens, one of three

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Coarse natural colored linen ground with design of polychrome flowers and leaves on an irregular dark reddish-brown ground worked with crewels in oriental stitch, center of screen unfinished shows design for basket on the linen, in one corner of the linen written in ink: Be a gook girl and do...

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

American, 18th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

30.3 x 28 cm (11 15/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

52.1395c

Medium or Technique

Linen with wool embroidery and silk tape

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles