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Needlework Coat of Arms

2006.44.3596 (RS138445)

Description

Framed needlework coat of arms on silk satin with silk and metallic threads. Foliate forms in cream, gold, green and red silk threads surround a central shield rendered in black silk and metallic threads. Shield surmounted by helmet and lion. Shield depicts March family coat of arms on the left, a gold cross between four lions' heads, and the Osgood family coat of arms on the right, three red sheaves of wheat on metallic silver ground. Square frame with wood veneer, carved inner and outer edges are painted gold.

Details

Maker
Possibly March, Dorcas, 1746-1820 (Embroiderer)
Material
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
coat of arms elements
needlework (visual works)
Picture, Needlework
silk (textile)
Dimensions
24 x 21 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3596
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
257918

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