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Embroidered Picture, Cat and Snail

This is a Embroidered picture. It was made by Dorothy Martin. It is dated 1961–1962 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is cotton, linen, wool and its technique is embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Dorothy Martin.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 25.5 x 25.5 cm (10 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture, Cat and Snail; Made by Dorothy Martin ; USA; cotton, linen, wool; H x W: 25.5 x 25.5 cm (10 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.); Gift of Dorothy Martin; 1962-99-1

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