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Piece of embroidered band

French
17th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

30 x 89 cm (11 13/16 x 35 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.1141

Medium or Technique

Polychrome Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Polychrome silks on linen canvas; design worked in tent, satin and split stitches. Shows a flowering vine, running horizontally, with pink and blue buds and blossoms; two birds perched on vine in upper right section a third at lower left. Lined with linen coated with rose colored glaze. Worn and faded.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot