Embroidery

American
late 18th–early 19th century


Place of Origin: Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 37.5 x 14.8 cm (14 3/4 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1777

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave, wool embroidery (chain and satin stitches)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brown, blue, and white base with bands of triangle motifs in satin stitch, brown stem in chain stitch with blue, off-white and brown blossoms with a few purple threads; off-white, almost light brown ground fabric; worn

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone