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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.


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artisan   Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework
date   c. 1910
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
diameter   23.0"
process/materials   cotton on linen
item type   Art/Decorative Arts - Textiles
accession #   #NBW.031

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