Embroidered doily (one of three)

American (Deerfield, Massachusetts)
about 1905


Object Place: Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

15.7 x 16.1 cm (6 3/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.695

Medium or Technique

Linen, Silk embroidery on linen ground

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Three embroidered doilies. Linen embroidery on linen ground. A large flower embroidered in multi-colored linen threads on natural colored linen ground; embroidered Deerfield trademark of ‘D’ on a flax wheel. Condition: excellent.

Provenance

Given to donor in 1940 by Margaret C. Whiting (1869-1946), co-founder of the Deerfield soiciety of Blue and White Needleworkers.

Credit Line

Gift of Margery Burnham Howe