Embroidered doily (one of three)
American (Deerfield, Massachusetts)
Object Place: Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA
13 x 12.6 cm (5 1/8 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen, Silk embroidery on linen ground
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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.
Given to donor in 1940 by Margaret C. Whiting (1869-1946), co-founder of the Deerfield soiciety of Blue and White Needleworkers.
Gift of Margery Burnham Howe