Dress front for ecclesiastical figurine

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

52.5 x 73.8 cm (20 11/16 x 29 1/16 in.) possibly folded under on strainer

Accession Number

51.257

Medium or Technique

Cotton twill with wool embroidery and linen bobbin lace

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton twill ground embroidered with polychrome wools, deep blue and red predominating, in symmetrical design of conventionalized flowers including carnations and roses; made in three panels with slits for arms in center panel, high round neckline trimmed with narrow bobibn lace; a number of small stains.

Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund