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Brilliantly colored bits of silk and plush pieced to form twelve rectangular compartments, each showing a landscape and said to represent houses in the area of Wyoma, Massachusetts (near Lynn). Details worked in brilliantly colored silk yarns. A number of details worked in the round may be...

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Provenance

Said to have been made by Miss Celestine Bacheller

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Healy in memory of Mrs. Charles O'Malley

American, 1875–1900

Object Place

Wyoma, Lynn, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 188.8 x 144.6 cm (74 5/16 x 56 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.655

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, velvet, and satin, pieced and embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles