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1986.1124 (RS25298)

Description

A scalloped-edged round form of white linen. It is embroidered with a floral vine ring in silk threads in green, lavender, rose and bittersweet. The edge is overcast in white.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Inscriptions
In ink on a note (in the file) reads: With best wishes of/Lucretia Little Bradley/Born March 11 1807.
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
textiles
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
doilies
DOILY
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Linen
linen (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
16 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1124
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51225

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