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1915

  • Work on this object ended.

1985

  • We acquired this object.

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2021

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Doily (USA), ca. 1905

This is a Doily. It was manufactured by Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework (American, 1896–1926). It is dated ca. 1905 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is linen and its technique is embroidery on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Margery B. Howe. It is credited Gift of Margery B. Howe.

Its dimensions are

diam.: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.)

It is signed

Embroidered 'D' within a wheel.

Cite this object as

Doily (USA), ca. 1905; Manufactured by Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework (American, 1896–1926) (United States); linen; diam.: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.); Gift of Margery B. Howe; 1985-68-4

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