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A skirt

French
early 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

107 cm (42 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.17

Medium or Technique

Mull, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A skirt of white mull (now cream colored), embroidered with polychrome silks largely in herringbone stitch, in design of slender serpentine stems bearing variety of small-scale blossoms and fruit with small-scale flower filled baskets and ribbon-tied bouquets in interspaces; no waistband.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund