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Part of a border of embroidery

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Part of a border, made into a cushion cover. Cream-colored satin ground, embroidered with pale polychrome twisted silks in chain stitch. Bouquets of morning glories or slender stalks with tiny blossoms, tied with ribbons. Along one edge, an undulating line of pink dots and a diminutive...

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Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

French, 18th century

Object Place



29.2 x 50.1 cm (11 1/2 x 19 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts