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Coat of arms: Rufus Greene family coat of arms

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Greene family coat of arms worked on linen in tent-stitch with silk and wool. Square panel, hung cornerwise, the ground worked with neutral green silk on which is a blue shield (worked with silk) with three stags or bucks worked in neutral brown wool, with lines of black shading and beads for...

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Collection of Maxim and Martha Karolik

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts

American, 1745

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts


88.2 x 87.3 x 6.7 cm (34 3/4 x 34 3/8 x 2 5/8 in.) Textile on the strainer: 47 x 50.8 x 1 cm (18 1/2 x 20 x 3/8)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk, wool, and glass beads, and gilded wood frame with glass


Textiles and Fashion Arts