Chair Seat

A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with wool yarns in bullion, flat, roman, satin, stem, and surface satin stitches.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with wool yarns in bullion, flat, roman, satin, stem, and surface satin stitches.

Date:

c. 1717

Artist:

Abigail Davenport Williams (American, 1696–1766)
United States, probably Connecticut, Stamford

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Artist

Abigail Davenport (Williams)

Title

Chair Seat

Origin

United States

Date

1712–1722

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with wool yarns in bullion, flat, Roman, satin, stem, and surface satin stitches

Dimensions

38.7 × 53.4 cm (15 1/4 × 21 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Edna S. Wheeler through the Needlework and Textile Guild

Reference Number

1929.362b

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