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Piece of embroidery

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Piece; pale yellow satin ground with slender serpentine stems bearing small-scale stylized blossoms of several varieties--some tied with ribbon bows; single flower spaced in interspaces; worked with polychrome silk in chain stitch; badly soiled.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall (full loom width): 45.2 x 54.7 cm (17 13/16 x 21 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.320

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles