Chandler coat-of-arms

Embroidered coat of arms

American
about 1750
Embroidered by Catharine Chandler (Massachusetts (Worcester), 1735–1791), Probably designed by Thomas Johnston (American, 1708–1767)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

57 x 57 cm (22 7/16 x 22 7/16 in.) (inside frame)

Accession Number

39.244

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk, wool, and metal yarns

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Coat-of-arms of the Chandler family. Linen plain weave embroidered with silk, wool, glass beads, and metallic thread in tent, couching, and knot stitch. Design attributed to Thomas Johnston.

Provenance

Martha Codman Karolik and Maxim Karolik

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts