Chair seat

Crewelwork embroidery

American
mid-18th century


Object Place: Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

46.5 x 64.6 cm (18 5/16 x 25 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1304

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool embroidery

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Embroidered chair seat (crewelwork), large central flower in red and pink with smaller flowers throughout, green-blue background densely embroidered in New England laid stitch, same stitch used for flowers (although narrow stems and outlines in stem stem stich)

Provenance

Lent by Emile Bernat, August 30, 1929.

Credit Line

Gift of Emile Bernat