Object Place: France
70 x 72 cm (27 9/16 x 28 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton muslin with silk tambour embroidery and metallic yarns
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V-shaped band of fine muslin, tapered at ends; shallow scallops along outer edges. Design shows on undulating flowering vine with serrated stem worked in flat silver wire and elaborate varied blossoms and buds worked in fine chain stitched with polychrome silks, and highlighted with silver. At center point, a stylized strawberry or acorn in silver. A serrated silver border along two scalloped edges. Muslin browned with a few brown stains; one small tear. Silver somewhat worn and tarnished.
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot