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Cover possibly for a bench, embroidered with polychrome crewel threads in chain, stem, long and short stiches on a cotton-and-linen ground fabric. Design of bowl of fruit and flowers at each end from which grow flowering vines. Stylized leaves and identifiable flowers (carnations, irises,...

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Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

French(?), first half, 18th century

Object Place

France or England

Dimensions

Overall: 293.5 x 53.3cm (115 9/16 x 21in.)

Accession Number

65.598

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles