Design in Deerfield

The Pomegranate Motif

Pomegranate Studies

Eventually, Ellen Miller's design studies focused repeated attention on the pomegranate. This series of sketches became the building blocks arranged by Miller into a variety compositions which Blue and White Society needleworkers stitched onto quite modern appliqued and embroidered table runners and table squares.


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Ellen Miller's Pomegranates

Ellen Miller, Design for a pomegranate square, 1900-1910

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