Piece of embroidery

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall (full loom width): 45.2 x 54.7 cm (17 13/16 x 21 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.320

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece; pale yellow satin ground with slender serpentine stems bearing small-scale stylized blossoms of several varieties–some tied with ribbon bows; single flower spaced in interspaces; worked with polychrome silk in chain stitch; badly soiled.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund