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White cotton, backed with coarse linen, worked with crewels, in dark blue and several shades of pink, yellow and brown. Stitches: chiefly chain stitch. Design: the balloon ascent of Vincent Lunardi, with dog and cat, from the Artillery Ground, London, Sept. 15, 1784. Souce fo design: "Patern for...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

English, dated 1787

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 40 x 33cm (15 3/4 x 13in.)

Accession Number

40.80

Medium or Technique

Cotton ground with wool and silk embroidery threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes