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Cutwork design with scenes from daily life

About 1740–60
Sarah Winslow West Deming (1722–1793 or 1794)

Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Sheet (approximately): 11 x 15 cm (4 5/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Frame: 15.8 x 17.8 x 1.5 cm (6 1/4 x 7 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

White paper cut, pricked, and mounted on dark blue background (framed)

Not On View



Landscape with houses, oxcart, horses, many other animals and human figures


Fragment of old label attached to back: "Done by Sarah Deming with scissors & pins supposed in 1749"

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs Julius McNutt Ramsay, Jr.