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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

France

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

51.2554

Medium or Technique

Silk, metal threads, linen; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles