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Panel of embroidery

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Panel, made of part of a petticoat. Rectangular panel of quilted white cotton. Upper two-thirds quilted in herringbone pattern; lower third patterned with swirling spirals; zig-zag band between. Lower third embroidered with fine twisted polychrome woolen yarns. Symmetrical pattern of fine...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

82.5 x 138 cm (32 1/2 x 54 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.579

Medium or Technique

Cotton quilted with polychrome wool embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles