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Glazed white cotton embroidered with colored silks in chain stitch. On one side is a bunch of grapes and strawberries, on the other strawberries and a yellow bird on a branch.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Martha C. Codman, Jan. 1922

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Maxim Karolik

American, 18th–19th century

Dimensions

31.9 x 32 cm (12 9/16 x 12 5/8 in.) Flat. Includes drawstring ties

Accession Number

32.65

Medium or Technique

Cotton ground with silk embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes