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1961.153.2 (RS264973)

Description

Small rectangular needlework with chain stitch border surrounding a standing bird worked in chain stitch and cross stitch. Initials "M.A" worked in cross stitch are centered above the bird. Small blooms on vines sprout from each corner of the border. Plain weave linen ground. Silk thread. Evidence of a paper backing exists.

Details

Maker
Probably Alley, Miriam, 1791- (Embroiderer)
Date
1802
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Needlework
needlework (visual works)
Dimensions
3 11/16 x 4 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1961.153.2
Credit Line
Gift of Alice and Emil Ahlborn
GUSN
305649

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