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Embroidery panel

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Panel from skirt of dress; white ribbed silk ground shot with silver (now much tarnished) in minute geometric design; embroidered with polychrome silks, gold sequiins, gold foil and gold bouillion thread; powder of small blossoms over ground; deep border design at bottom edge of geometric forms...

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Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

French, second half 18th century

Object Place



96.5 x 67.5 cm (38 x 26 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk and silver metal figured weave with silk embroidery, metal sequins and plates


Textiles and Fashion Arts