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Polychrome silk, gilt-silver and silver yarns, gilt-silver wires and spangles embroidered on white silk ground, trimmed with gilt-silver lace. All-over vegetative design with silver yarns filling in ground in herringbone pattern. Lined with white cotton edged with dark pink silk; pink silk ties.

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

European, 1650–1725

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Height: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

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Silk ground embroidered with silk and metallic threads, lace of metallic threads, silk lining and ties


Textiles and Fashion Arts