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White cotton twill ground embroidered with polychrome wools, deep blue and red predominating, in symmetrical design of conventionalized flowers including carnations and roses; made in three panels with slits for arms in center panel, high round neckline trimmed with narrow bobibn lace; a number of...

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Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

52.5 x 73.8 cm (20 11/16 x 29 1/16 in.) possibly folded under on strainer

Accession Number

51.257

Medium or Technique

Cotton twill with wool embroidery and linen bobbin lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes