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Piece of muslin

French
about 1800


Object Place: France

Dimensions

141 cm (55 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

53.358

Medium or Technique

Embroidered muslin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Large piece of muslin, probably the back of a dress, sheer white ground powdered with curved sprays of flowers worked in chain stitch with several shades of green, blue, yellow, pink, and black silk; two small pieces form the back of a bodice showing eyelet holes for lacings sewed to upper part; stained.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund