Object Place: Europe
81.3 x 66.5 cm (32 x 26 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen damask and linen embroidery
Not On View
Natural colored linen warp and weft. Central field shows powder of pointed, serrated leaves. Wide border shows floral vine with pairs of birds. Narrow hem at each end. Selvedges complete, red stamp “Wallace” and initials MFB 6(?) in blue silk cross stitch at one end. Linen browned; a number of brown spots.
Believed to have belonged to Moses and Frances Barnard (married c. 1796), of Nantucket.
Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend