Requires Photography

Embroidery

French, Swiss, or American
mid-19th century


Dimensions

37.6 x 37.6 cm (14 13/16 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2788

Medium or Technique

Linen plain-weave with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of white muslin. Around the edge is a border of scallops, sprays bearing three oval buds and two leaves, rows of dots and drawn work. In the corners are symmetrically arranged groups of conventional flowers and leaves connected by sprays of flowers, worked with heavy white cotton.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Virginia H. Salisbury