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Very fine linen tabby ground, embroidered with white cotton in a variety of flat stitches and buttonhole stitches with high relief work and some cutwork filled with needlepoint ornaments. Two concentric rings decorated with tendrils and birds in center. Large bouquets of roses, bellflowers,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Andrew B. McClary

French, mid-19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

36.3 x 36.6 cm (14 5/16 x 14 7/16 in. )

Accession Number

59.174

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes