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Polychrome silk and gilt-silver yarns, gilt-silver lace, spangles and wire; painted paper, applied satin and raised work on pink and white silk ground. Conventionalized vegetative design. Top and pockets: raised flowers and leaves outlined in gilt-silver yarn and wires, spangles cover white...

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Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Italian, late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

61.9 x 19.1 cm (24 3/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

38.1289

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered with silk and metallic yarns

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles