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Two Chair Seats

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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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Abigail Davenport (Williams)

Title

Two Chair Seats

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1712–1722

Medium

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

Dimensions

38.3 × 50.9 cm (15 1/8 × 20 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1929.362a

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