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White satin, on which is drawn the design of a vase and flowers. Part of the border has been worked with spirals of wire, wound with light and dark blue, dark red, violet, pink, light and dark green, yellow and brown silk. On two sides is a green selvedge, into which is woven three threads of...

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Gift of Miss Susan A. Grout of Uxbridge, Mass.

English, Late 17th–early 18th century


54 x 57 cm (21 1/4 x 22 7/16 in.)

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Silk satin with spiral of polychrome wire (couched) embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts