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1945.454 (RS264974)

Description

Long narrow strip of plain woven wool embellished with a repeating embroidered scroll and floral design. Worked in crewel yarns. The vine and leaves are in shades of blue. The flowers are in shades of yellow, pink, and purple. Bottom edge is decorated with buttonhole stitching. Top edge was once turned under and stitched.

Details

Maker
Woods, Susanna (Embroiderer)
Date
1740-1770
Location of origin
MA
Material
embroidering
wool (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Dunstable (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
embroidering
Needlework
needlework (visual works)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
6 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1945.454
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Susan E. Swallow
GUSN
54103

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