Raised Embroidery

Description
A lamp mat or "lamp rug." It is hand embroidered with a cross stitch floral pattern in woolen yarn on a linen base, surrounded by a border of turkey work or plush stitch. Woolen fruits attached to this border.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
embroidery, raised
maker
Patterson, Lydia
Measurements
overall: 13 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 34.29 cm
made at
United States
ID Number
TE*E367241.000
catalog number
T367241.000
accession number
126381
subject
Textiles
Victorian Needlework
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Victorian Needlework
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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