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This centerpiece titled "Mayflower" was embroidered by the Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework in Deerfield, Massachusetts. It is worked with cotton thread in shades of beige, blue, green, and rust on linen cloth. It originally sold for twenty dollars. Many of the original sketches and paper patterns for the Society's needlework survive and are preserved in Memorial Hall Museum.