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Worked on cream-colored silk using white, pink, yellow, pale green and blue silk yarns, mainly in long and short stitch. Shows a girl in white empire dress holding a garland, standing next to a table with a basket of flowers on it. Branch with drooping leaves forms oval border. Framed and...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Donald Scott

American, 1800

Object Place

United States


35 x 29 cm (13 3/4 x 11 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk with silk embroidery with linen backing, and gilded wood frame with reverse painted glass


Textiles and Fashion Arts