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Fragment of a crewel-work border, one of three part

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[One of] Three fragments of a crewelwork border; plain weave linen and cotton (linen warp in longer, horizontal direction) embroidered in scrolling floral pattern with dark, medium, and light blue wool; dark blue outlines of vine in stem stitch; dark blue dots inside vine in back stitch; flower...

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Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

Crewelwork embroidery

American (New England), About 1740

Place of Use

Kensington, New Hampshire, United States

Object Place

Salisbury, Massachusetts, United States


23.1 x 10.6 cm (9 1/8 x 4 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton plain weave with wool embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts