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piece of embroidery, cream colored moiré silk ground, with twisted column with entwined floral garlands flanked on each side by small pots of flowers and single sprays, worked with green, pink, violet, and yellow silk and small pieces of silk appliqué with satin stitch, knot stitch, and long...

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Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, 18th century

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Silk; Silk; Moiré; appliqué, satin stitch, knot stitch, and long straight stitch


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