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Shaped band

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Shaped band, perhaps for a dress. Yellow silk ground, flowers, birds, fruit, rococo ornament, and small medallions with landscapes and flowers worked with many colored silks in satin stitch. Cream colored ribbon sewed near each and lined with cream colored silk. Worn.

Credit Line

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

Italian, 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Length x width (widest part): 141 x 7 cm (55 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

38.1319

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes