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White linen embroidered with red; mostly in cross stitch with a little chain and herringbone stitches; from top to bottom: turned over end with warp fringe, and CATHARINA HEISESIN; a ground of stars and conventionalized plants with flowering heart in center surrounded by initials, heart and CH 1820;...

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Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

American (Pennsylvania), 1820

Object Place

Pennsylvania, USA

Dimensions

40.3 x 159.5 cm (15 7/8 x 62 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.15

Medium or Technique

Linen with linen embroidery and self fringe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles