Piece of embroidery

French
mid-19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

44 x 85.5 cm (17 5/16 x 33 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1294

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery and drawn work

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece of embroidery, sheer white muslin, part of a scalloped flounce with design of sprays of small flowers worked with white cotton, in satin stitch, seed stitch, and small circular eyelets, conventionalized flowers and leaves in drawn work between sprays of flowers; torn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Hunnewell