Chair seats with couple in a landscape

American
Colonial
second quarter 18th century
Embroidered by Rooksby Creese (American, born in Boston, 1703)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

55.9 x 67.9 cm (22 x 26.75 in.)

Accession Number

41.770

Medium or Technique

Wool and silk threads embroidered on linen ground with a fashionable couple seated in a landscape

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Provenance

Rooksby Creese through family to Lily Lois Howe; gift to the MFA, November 13, 1941.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lois Lilley Howe