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Embroidered parasol cover

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Embroidered parasol cover, fine cream colored corded silk ground cut in eight sections, in each design of spray of flowers worked with several shades of pink, red, violet, brown, green, blue, and yellow silk, in satin stitch, a little knot stitch, stems and accents in spiral metal thread; silk in...

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Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund

French, 19th century

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61 x 61 x 1.5 cm (24 x 24 x 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk with silk and metal bullion embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts