Eighteenth Century Embroidery Frame (America)

Embroidery frame from North America, 18th century. Embroidery frame from North America, 18th century. Copyright Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, acc. no. 26.257.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art houses an eighteenth century, American-made adjustable embroidery frame, designed to be placed on the floor, leaving the hands free to work the embroidery. It is made of mahogany and cherry wood and measures 139.7 x 105.4 cm.

Metropolitan Museum of Art online catalogue (retrieved 17th July 2017).

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