Embroidery on Perforated Paper

Perforated paper with a design of a white cockatoo sitting on a flowering branch with an ornate geometric & floral border worked in long stitch. The paper has 20 holes/inch. It is mostly worked in chenille thread but with some gold metallic thread.
Currently not on view
Object Name
picture, cardwork
Physical Description
perforated paper (overall material)
overall: 8 3/4 in x 6 3/4 in; 22.225 cm x 17.145 cm
made at
United States
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Victorian Needlework
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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