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Piece of embroidery

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Piece of embroidery, sheer white muslin, part of a scalloped flounce with design of sprays of small flowers worked with white cotton, in satin stitch, seed stitch, and small circular eyelets, conventionalized flowers and leaves in drawn work between sprays of flowers; torn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Hunnewell

French, mid-19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

44 x 85.5 cm (17 5/16 x 33 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1294

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery and drawn work

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles