Coat of arms

American
1760–75


Place of Use: Connecticut, United States; Place of Manufacture: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

88 x 87.3 x 3.5 cm (34 5/8 x 34 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.) In diamond formation for display, including frame

Accession Number

43.75

Medium or Technique

Silk and gilt and silver metallic yarns embroidered on black silk, and wood frame with glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Embroidered coat of arms, worked by Ann Saltonstall, daughter of General Curdon Saltonstall of Connecticut. Arms are those of Saltonstall, Winthrop, Dudley and Roswell.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ella Winthrop Saltonstall in memory of Francis G. Saltontstall