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Needlework Coat of Arms

1985.659 (RS103940)

Description

Embroidered needlework coat of arms traditionally of the Cutts family featuring helmet with crest of a bird rising; silver shield at center with black central diagonal band with three gilt circles; white silk ribbon appliqued beneath shield; feather scrolls in red and beige; long and short satin stitch, filling, dot, applique.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1750-1775
Location of origin
New England
Material
embroidering
satin
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Symbols; Status Symbols
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Coat of Arms
embroidering
Insignia
needlework (visual works)
satin
silk (textile)
Dimensions
24 3/4 x 24 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.659
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Amelia Peabody
GUSN
50514

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