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Embroidered prayer book cover

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

9 x 14.5 cm (3 9/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.399

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Embroidered prayer book cover of dull blue figured silk. Panel of embroidery on each cover with cross in oval frame in the center, worked with tarnished gold thread, small flowers, worked with pale pink silk, gold bobbin lace, edges each cover, six blue ribbon ties, pinkish-orange taffeta lining.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell