Bedcover Entitled "Genealogy"

A work made of wool, cotton, and silk, twill weaves and plain weave cut solid velvet, some stamped; pieced; embroidered with silk in back, single back, buttonhole, chain, detached chain, feather, double feather, herringbone, satin, single satin, and stem stitches; backed stitch couching; edged with cotton, plain weave; backed with cotton, satin weave; sewn with cotton thread.
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  • A work made of wool, cotton, and silk, twill weaves and plain weave cut solid velvet, some stamped; pieced; embroidered with silk in back, single back, buttonhole, chain, detached chain, feather, double feather, herringbone, satin, single satin, and stem stitches; backed stitch couching; edged with cotton, plain weave; backed with cotton, satin weave; sewn with cotton thread.

Date:

1896

Artist:

Designed and Executed by Catharine L. Clark
American, active c. 1896
United States, Massachusetts, Cape Cod

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Artist

Catharine L. Clark

Title

Bedcover Entitled "Genealogy"

Origin

Massachusetts

Date

1896

Medium

Wool, cotton, and silk, twill weaves and plain weave cut solid velvet, some stamped; pieced; embroidered with silk in back, single back, buttonhole, chain, detached chain, feather, double feather, herringbone, satin, single satin, and stem stitches; backed stitch couching; edged with cotton, plain weave; backed with cotton, satin weave; sewn with cotton thread

Inscriptions

Top border: These are the descendents of William Rairigh through one hundred years 1796-1896

Dimensions

221.3 x 224.2 cm (87 1/8 x 88 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Shelly Zegart

Reference Number

2001.463

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