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Braid sampler

Possibly French
19th century (?)


Object Place: France (?)

Dimensions

62 x 51 cm (24 7/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1030

Medium or Technique

Paper embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Heavy white paper ground divided into seven columns, each with examples of flat braided designs, placed one above the other; polychrome silk yarns; secured to ground by green silk thread. A fold at each column; some tears at these seams.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection