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Polychrome silk and gilt-silver yarns and spangles on white silk ground. Conventionalized vegetative design along three edges, three large flowers center bottom edge and bottom corners, smaller flowers throughout. Diagonal lines forming diamonds on ground with bows at crosses and single spangle...

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Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

English, first half of 18th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

109 x 55.5 cm (42 15/16 x 21 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1187

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered with silk and metallic threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes