Crewelwork fragment (probably from a chair seat)

American, probably Boston
Colonial
mid 18th century


Object Place: New England, Untied States

Dimensions

36.3 x 46.5 cm (14 5/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1547

Medium or Technique

Cotton and linen twill with wool embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of crewelwork embroidered chair seat; linen warp threads of ground cloth in horizontal direction; dog and two stag on hillock with flowering tree on left and tree on right with larger trunk, denser leaves, and bird; mostly New England laid stitch (or Roumanian couching), except center of largest flower on left-hand tree in bullion stitch at center

Credit Line

Anonymous gift