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The ground is unbleached linen canvas. The design consists of alphabets and Arabic numerals in rows, worked with eye stitch and cross-stitch. In the bottom row, "Mary Ann Bradbury 1825."

Provenance

Lent by Mrs. Frederick T. Bradbury, December 6, 1928; bequest of Mrs. Harriet J. Bradbury to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Harriet J. Bradbury

American, 1825

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

31 x 32.5 cm (12 3/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.478

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles