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    Cover

    Unknown artist, Caucasian, Central Caucasus
    Cover, 18th century
    Plain weave, cotton; embroidery, silk, running stitch (pattern darning)
    Length: 109.9 cm (43 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.425

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    Abigail Pinniger
    American
    Sampler, 1730
    Linen ground with silk embroidery
    40.6 x 24.1 cm (16 x 9 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Miss Susan B. Thurston 14.060

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    Bohça (wrapping cloth)

    Unknown artist, Turkish; Ottoman Turkish, Turkey; Istanbul; Bursa
    Bohça (wrapping cloth), 17th or early 18th century
    Linen, silk; plain weave, embroidery (5/1 running stitch)
    Length: 114.3 cm (45 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Robert Fairbank and Mrs. Donald Crafts 1988.096.44

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    Martha Ann Mason
    American, b. 1811
    Sampler, 1821
    Linen ground with silk embroidery
    43.2 x 40.6 cm (17 x 16 inches)
    Gift of Caroline A. Mason, Sara J. Mason, and Mrs. Florence N. Gager 31.363

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    Cushion cover

    Morris & Co.
    English, 1875 - 1940
    May Morris, designer
    British, 1862-1938
    Dame Alice Mary Godman, embroiderer
    English, d. 1944
    Cushion cover, ca. 1890
    Linen plain weave with silk embroidery
    Length: 67.3 cm (26 1/2 inches)
    Farago Art Fund 85.200

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    Chakla

    Unknown artist, Indian, India; Gujarat; Saurashtra; Kutch
    Chakla, late 19th century-early 20th century
    Silk; mirror
    Length: 73.7 cm (29 inches) (square)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.357

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    Inscribed to the remains of Mrs. Sabra D. Ellis

    Charlotte Bicknell
    American, 1775-1864
    Inscribed to the remains of Mrs. Sabra D. Ellis, 1808
    Silk; watercolor
    52.1 x 54.6 cm (20 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Charlotte Parsons 33.056

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    Hanging or Quilt Cover

    Unknown artist, Ottoman Turkish, Turkey; Istanbul
    Hanging or Quilt Cover, late 17th or early 18th century
    Linen plain weave with silk-yarn embroidery
    Length: 215.9 cm (85 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.563

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    Eliza Cozzens
    American, late 18th century
    Sampler, 1796
    Linen with silk embroidery
    38.1 x 35.6 cm (15 x 14 inches) (Sight)
    Gift of Sarah C. Durfee 15.146

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    Mary E. Brown
    American, b. 1823
    Sampler, 1833
    Linen ground with silk embroidery
    Gift of Emma L. and Hattie A. Rea 27.106