Band, possibly part of valance or petticoat

Crewel work embroidery

American (New England)
around 1725


Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

197.6 x 14 cm (77 13/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.57

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton plain weave ground with wool crewel and silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground cloth of cotton and linen plain weave, two pieces with seam at far right, selvedge runs along top edge (textile runs horizontally), wool or crewel embroidery; central vine in herringbone stitch with smaller stems in stem stitch, green leaves and pink, yellow, and red flower blossoms, botehs, and berries in New England Laid stitch (or Roumanian couching) and satin stitch with some centers in bullion stitch

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Lillian K. H. Sanborn