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Large square needlepoint chair seat

Large square needlepoint chair seat worked by Eliza Perkins Cabot; brown silk background; design of interlacing circles and ribbons worked with polychrome wools and yellow and cream silk in tent stitch and a little cross stitch.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

American (New England), 19th century

Object Place

New England, United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery, needlepoint


Textiles and Fashion Arts