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Collection: Elizabeth Terlouw Collection
Object Id Number: 00.26.14
Object Name: fragment, woven
Date Item Created: c. 1900
Description: Weaving fragment. Fine plain weave. Tan colored with four crosstitched initials M P C S. One side is handrolled. Filling is singles.
Tagged, "Woven by Martha Peters Comstock Town of Sweden, N.Y. (Grandmother of Mary Locke who was 94 in 1963) - She cannot guess what the "S" stands for - unless it is "sheet". Gift of Mrs. Wm Lack - to whom it was given to be used to wrap sore throats!"
Subjects: Woven - Plain Weave (Udf3)
No pattern (Udf6)
Embroidered (Udf9)
Artist: Comstock, Martha Peters
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