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Doily

A work made of linen, plain weave; drawn-thread work embroidered with cotton in buttonhole, double stitch twisted, laced buttonhole, double, four-sided square, and lace filling stitches; buttonhole bars and wheels and darned squares and triangles; embroidered with cotton in back, overcast, satin, and stem stitches.

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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; drawn-thread work embroidered with cotton in buttonhole, double stitch twisted, laced buttonhole, double, four-sided square, and lace filling stitches; buttonhole bars and wheels and darned squares and triangles; embroidered with cotton in back, overcast, satin, and stem stitches.

Date:

Late 19th/early 20th century

Artist:

Europe

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Doily

Place

Europe (Object made in)

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Made 1875–1925

Medium

Linen, plain weave; drawn-thread work embroidered with cotton in buttonhole, double stitch twisted, laced buttonhole, double, four-sided square, and lace filling stitches; buttonhole bars and wheels and darned squares and triangles; embroidered with cotton in back, overcast, satin, and stem stitches

Dimensions

14.8 × 15.2 cm (5 7/8 × 6 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Jeanette Delaney

Reference Number

2005.75

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