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Set of eight chair covers

Description

Set of eight crewel work chair covers [six side chairs, two arm chairs]. Flowers, birds, berries, leaves, insects. Arm chairs show Tree-of-Life design; side chairs have paired scrolling woody vines. Stitches include satin, stem, French knot, cross, speckled, fly, diaper filling, blanket, chain.

Details

Maker
Kennedy, Nancy Inman, 1925-1992 (Embroiderer)
Date
1970-1980
Location of origin
Boylston, Massachusetts, United States, New England
Material
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Boylston (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Colonial Revival
cotton (textile)
Cover, Chair Seat
coverings and hangings for seating furniture
embroidery (visual works)
linen (material)
People and organizations
Norton, Linda K.
Dimensions
13 1/2 x 12 1/2 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2009.2.3
Credit Line
Gift of Linda K. Norton
GUSN
180384

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