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Polly Wright of Deerfield, Massachusetts stitched this bird on an 18th century bed covering she worked with her stepcousin Bek Dickinson. This "strange ornithological specimen" was adapted by the Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework.

 

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"Polly Wright's parrot"

artisan   Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework
date   1896-1916
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
width   14.0"
height   44.0"
process/materials   embroidered linen on linen
item type   Art/Decorative Arts - Textiles
accession #   #NBW.042


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"Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework"

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