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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: Ellen Miller and Margaret Whiting of Deerfield, Massachusetts, created the designs for the Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework then gave the pattern, threads, and linen to women in Deerfield to execute. The work was carefully monitored and only when a completed piece of embroidery met with the approval of Ellen Miller or Margaret Whiting could the Society's trademark, a "D" within a flax wheel, be stitched on.


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Wallhanging-"The Pear Tree"

artisan   Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework
date   c. 1911
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
height   48.0"
width   19.0"
process/materials   applique and embroidery on linen
item type   Art/Decorative Arts - Textiles
accession #   #NBW.108

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"Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework"

Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework

Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework Display

Ellen Miller (1854-1929)

Margaret Christine Whiting (1860-1946)

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