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Part of an embroidered border

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

38.3 x 81 cm (15 1/16 x 31 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.779

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Part of a border made of two pieces sewn together. Ground fabric of linen warp and cotton weft, embroidered with fine wools in shades of blue, yellow and green in fine chain stitch. A symmetrical design of slender scrolling vines bearing leaves and blossoms. Wools worn off in several places. Soiled along upper edge.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elinor Merrell