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Object Name: Needlework picture
Date: 1876
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Medium: Cardboard, silk, glass
Dimensions: Overall: 8 x 20 5/8 in. ( 20.3 x 52.4 cm )
Place made: North America, U.S.A.
Description: Horizontal rectangular centennial emblem with eagle, U.S. flags, cannon, cannonballs, and sword, embroidered in various colors of silk thread onto perforated cardboard; eagle has glass bead eye.
Credit Line: Gift of Elizabeth Morris Bennet
Object Number: 1948.435
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Marks: embroidered: left center in various colors: "1776" embroidered: right center in various colors: "1876" printed: reverse, top center: "FROM / ABRAHAM AND / STRAUS / BROOKLYN / PICTURES / PICTURE FRAMES / AND / ARTISTS' MATERIALS / ...HAND AND TO ORDER / REGILDING / A.264"

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The picture frame, probably original, bears a label from Abraham and Straus in Brooklyn.