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Roughly pear shaped, made of two pieces with gathered band holding the two sides together, embroidered with green, red, and yellow crewels, i Oriental, chain, and dot stitches; on one side spray of small-scale flowers framed with S shaped stems bearing minute leaves, on other side floral spray...

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Anonymous gift (from Mrs. Samuel Cabot)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

American (New England), early 19th century

Object Place

New England, United States


23.6 x 21.5 cm (9 5/16 x 8 7/16 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, Wool / Embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts