Bedspread

A work made of linen, tabby; backed with coarser linen, embroidery thru top layer only. embroidered in silk floss.
stitches: back, chain, satin, running cross, herringbone, buttonhole, fishbone, speckling.
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  • A work made of linen, tabby; backed with coarser linen, embroidery thru top layer only. embroidered in silk floss.
stitches: back, chain, satin, running cross, herringbone, buttonhole, fishbone, speckling.

Date:

Queen Anne period, 1701/25

Artist:

England

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Title

Bedspread

Origin

England

Date

1701–1725

Medium

Linen, tabby; backed with coarser linen, embroidery thru top layer only. Embroidered in silk floss. Stitches: Back, chain, satin, running cross, herringbone, buttonhole, fishbone, speckling

Dimensions

155.6 × 136.5 cm (61 1/4 × 53 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John B. Lester

Reference Number

1940.1093

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