Raised Wool Work

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
embroidery, raised work, wool
Measurements
overall: 17 1/2 in x 21 1/4 in; 44.45 cm x 53.975 cm
made at
United States
ID Number
TE*T13526
catalog number
T13526.000
accession number
259084
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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