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Raised Embroidery

Raised Embroidery

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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
made at
United States
Measurements
overall: 13 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in; 34.29 cm x 34.29 cm
ID Number
TE.E367241.000
catalog number
T367241.000
accession number
126381
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Victorian Needlework
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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