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Embroidered Picture (USA)

This is a Embroidered picture. It was embroidered by Willamina Rine and student at Mrs. Armstrong's School, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. We acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on cotton foundation, painted paper and its technique is embroidered in satin, stem and cross stitches on plain weave foundation, with painted paper. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Buried in our Churchyard.

This object was bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.

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Embroidered Picture (USA); Embroidered by Willamina Rine (American, b. 1801); silk embroidery on cotton foundation, painted paper; 1941-69-21

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