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A white mull skirt

French
late 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

94.4 cm (37 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.308

Medium or Technique

Mull, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A white mull skirt (now cream colored), with a number of brownish stains, embroidered with red, brown, green, and yellow wools, white cotton, silver metal thread, glass piettes, and gold bullion thread and gold sequins; in powder design of small-scale floral sprays, border design worked in metal threads and sequins of scrolling slender flowering vine.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund