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Cream satin ground (now somewhat discolored) with design of vertical, minute flowering vines, in pairs, to which are attached with ribbon bows sprays of roses with floral sprays of roses with floral swags, embroidered with polychrome chenille and green and pink silk chain stitch; left selvedge...

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Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund

French, 18th century

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51.6 x 71 cm (20 5/16 x 27 15/16 in.)

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Silk satin ground with silk and chenille threads


Textiles and Fashion Arts