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Ground: linen canvas. Design: worked with silk in rococo stitch, completely covering ground, black diamond lattice, on dark green ground enclosing pink, cream and neutral yellow strawberries, rosettes, and flowers in profile. The letters AR worked in fine black cross-stitch in center of...

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Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman

18th–19th century


10.6 x 12.5 x 2.9 cm (4 3/16 x 4 15/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

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Linen and silk embroidery with silk satin lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts