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Christening coverlet

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen K. Appleton

probably Italian, 18th century

Dimensions

91 x 87 cm (35 13/16 x 34 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26.172a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk ground with silk embroidery and gold and silver metal embroidery with silk ribbon binding; accompanying panel is of linen net with silk ribbon binding

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles