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Ground: white silk taffeta. Design: sprays of lfowers, the initial M flanked by two small peacock feathers, and the date 1800, worked in chain stitch with several shades of pink, yellow, green, blue, and violet silk, and tarnished metal thread. Mounted on paper and edged with blue silk. ...

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1938, gift of Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

French or Swiss, 1800

Object Place

Germany (probably)


Overall: 20 x 72 cm (7 7/8 x 28 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic yarn, coil and sequins, edged with satin ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts