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Piece of embroidery, cream colored silk damask ground with sprays of flowers worked with silver and gold thread and crimson, pink, orange, green, and blue silk in satin stitch, damask worn, some holes.

Credit Line

Mrs. Samuel Cabot's Special Fund

French (?), 18th century

Object Place

France (?)


84 x 50.5 cm (33 1/16 x 19 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk damask with silk and gold-colored wrapped metallic thread embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts