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Rectangular piece of embroidery

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

37.6 x 74.5 cm (14 13/16 x 29 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.735

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground fabric has linen warp and cotton weft. Semé of single floral sprigs of fine different types, embroidered with five polychrome crewels in fine chain stitch. Several holes in ground, some patched. Wools worn off in a few places.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund