Needlework picture

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-3183

Description

Section of cream-colored textile embroidered in polychrome crewel wools depicting sprays of flowers. Appears to be an unfinished fragment, possibly for window or bedhangings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

crewelwork (visual works)
fragments
stitching
crewelwork (technique)
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Wool
Linen
Crewelworked
Chain Stitched
Hand Stitched
TEXTILE

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

18 x 12 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1415