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Slip cover for back of wing chair

Slip cover for back of wing chair; plain weave linen embroidered with wool crewels in scrolling vine pattern with flowers, pines, buds, leaves, and strawberries. Stems in chain stitch in various shades of blue-green and green. Flower blossoms, buds and leaves in New England Laid stitch...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen W. Coolidge

Crewelwork embroidery

American, mid18th century

Object Place

New England, USA

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool embroidery, trimmed with linen and wool tape


Textiles and Fashion Arts