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Cross-stitch embroidered silk with blue, yellow, green, white quatrefoils and salmon diamonds flanking gold silk inscription "JEH, 1784" on green ground. Salmon silk back and binding; blue silk ribbons to sides.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1784

Object Place

England

Dimensions

3.9 x 54 cm (1 9/16 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.2010b

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery and silk ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes