Fragment of canvas work upholstery

Fragment of canvas work upholstery

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One of two fragments of canvas work upholstery fabric. Needlework chair covering, Linen canvas worked in tent stitch with two shades of wine colored wool yarn forming a large conventionalized floral pattern, suggesting the Renaissance period, and gold silk yarn forming the background and pattern detail.
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upholstery fragment; canvas work
upholstery fragment; needlework
overall: 13 in x 13 in; 33.02 cm x 33.02 cm
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Gift of Albert Adsit Clemons
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National Museum of American History
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