Embroidery fragment

American
first quarter of the 19th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

23 x 5 cm (9 1/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1781

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White embroidery fragment with pineapple or strawberry motifs and scalloped, saw-toothed edge; satin stitching for leaves and caps of fruit motifs, cutwork and buttonhole stitching for bodies of the fruit motifs; buttonhole stitching along edge.

Provenance

Miss Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, December, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone