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Embroidery

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

20 x 23.5 cm (7 7/8 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.1605

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Obverse: a simple floral spray in a stylized base, all within a simple floral vine quatrefoil medallion. Reverse: a similar floral spray, tied with a bow, within a four-lobed leafy vine compartment. Metal purl, foil and spangels plus polychrome silk yarns on a cream colored silk ground. Metallic yarn lace around the outer.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection