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Embroidered squares such as this were used on the table as a centerpiece or as a cushion cover. Grape Arbor is extensively embroidered, and an existing time sheet indicates that it took twenty hours to stitch. It was offered for sale at $25.00 in 1910, a princely sum at the time.

 

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"Grape Arbor"

creator   Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework
date   c. 1910
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
width   16.5"
height   16.5"
process/materials   linen, cotton
item type   Art/Decorative Arts - Textiles
accession #   #2003.07.07


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