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Needlework Coat of Arms

1926.50 (RS103782)

Description

"By the Name of Willard" inscribed motto ribbon for this coat of arms (possibly imaginary --Willard arms are different), consisting of three tigers or leopards' heads in an argent field on a shield outlined in copper spangles, surmounted by a helmet flanked with worked mantling and another tiger or leopard head crest. There is paint on some of the embroidery stitches. The original frame is carved and gilded, with gilt corner brackets.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Willard, Mary (Maker)
Date
ca. 1794
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Inscriptions
""BY THE NAME OF WILLARD"" (Embroidered)
Material
embroidering
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
coats of arms
embroidering
Needlework
needlework (visual works)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
25 1/2 x 25 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.50
Credit Line
Estate of Theodora Willard
GUSN
30809

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