Raised Wool Work

A wreath of raised flowers in polychrome wool yarns on a black wool ground, 19th century. The raised work is a bit different in that it is created with layered stitches (laid and couched) rather than tufted or turkey stitching.
Currently not on view
Object Name
embroidery, raised work, wool
overall: 17 1/2 in x 21 1/4 in; 44.45 cm x 53.975 cm
made at
United States
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Victorian Needlework
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Victorian Needlework
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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