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Ground: machine-made net of cream white cotton. Design: powdering of small floral sprays, floral borders on three edges, and four large conventional flowers across the bottom, run with white cotton, and white linen thread.

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Gift of Mrs. Albert Edwin Davis

American, 1820–40


67 x 80 cm (26 3/8 x 31 1/2 in.)

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Cotton net with cotton embroidery and silk ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts