Textile

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

78.8 cm (31 in.)

Accession Number

51.2596

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece of white cotton twill with border design embroidered in chain stitch in two shades of gray and deep purplish red; fine serpentine stems with lance-shaped leaves and berries tied with red ribbons forming outer border top and bottom; inner background design of minute sprays of berries and blossoms; marked for quilting with chalk (?); a number of faint stains.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund