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Embroidery fragment from collar

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Fine white muslin on which are embroidered with white cotton and laid-work roses, carnations, forget-me-nots and convolvulors arranged in semicircular groups or scattered like a powder. The curved lower edge is finished with a scallop and a line of drawn-work, above is a border of separate...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

Probably American, About 1830–60

Dimensions

22.5 x 35.9 cm (8 7/8 x 14 1/8 in. )

Accession Number

17.1594

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes