Wool embroidered cushion top or fire screen, ca. 1740

Wool embroidered cushion top or fire screen, ca. 1740

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Object Name
Embroidered Picture
Cushion top or screen
associated dates
1968 04 23 / 1968 04 23
Physical Description
linen canvas ground (overall material)
worsted wool threads (overall material)
silk twist threads (overall material)
natural ground (overall color)
reds (overall color)
greens (overall color)
blues (overall color)
golds (overall color)
browns (overall color)
stitches: tent, in all directions (joint piece production method or technique)
embroidery (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 22 in x 20 in; x 55.88 cm x 50.8 cm
ID Number
TE.T14545
catalog number
T14545
accession number
277987
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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