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Page from an embroidered book

French
17th–18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

7.5 x 6.45 cm (2 15/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.998

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cream colored paper with an oval framing the sacred heart, a globe floating on water, clouds, a tree, and a flower worked with several shades of pink, yellow, green, and blue silk so that it is the same on both sides, inscriptions written in ink on each side of the paper including: Fruit de Charité, Don De Crainte de Dieu, D. de force, fide Joye, paper ragged on edges.

Credit Line

Gift of the sisters of Miss Anne L. Balch in her memory