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Chalice veil

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Ground cream colored satin with border of roses on undulating vine, bunch of flowers tied with a bow of ribbon at the center, surrounded by eight smaller bunches of flowers, worked with metal thread and several shades of orange, yellow, green, blue, and violet silk in satin stitch, condition...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Dexter

French, 18th century

Object Place



56 x 58.2 cm (22 1/16 x 22 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, metal threads, linen; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts