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Rectangle of mull, full loom width and hemmed at ends, embroidered along two sides with floral vines and, in the corner, a carnation sprig. Design executed in chain and random short stitches with fine silk yarns in shades of green, blue and pink. Brown stains. two small patches and several...

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Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

American, 1750–1800

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106 x 107 cm (41 3/4 x 42 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with silk embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts