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Object Name Postcard
Title American embroidery, 18th century
Date Early 20th century
Catalog Number PC1.1199
Description PC1.1199
Single postcard with a black and white print image of an 18th century embroidery scene. Published by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.

Rose Nichols collected numerous postcards depicting historic textiles, consisting mostly of 18th century embroidery and 16th and 15th century tapestries.

This card is one of 1,245 postcards collected by Rose Standish Nichols depicting art, decorative art, textiles, architecture, landscape design, building interiors, tourist images, and other subjects. To view postcards in categories, use a keyword search with one of the listed terms (i.e., landscape design; decorative arts).

A list containing all 1,245 postcards is included on the Archives page under "House and Collections" on the Nichols House Museum main website.

Source Estate of Rose Standish Nichols
Collection Nichols House Museum Archives
Credit line Courtesy of the Nichols House Museum, Inc. Boston, Massachusetts