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Sheer pale brown muslin

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Piece of sheer pale brown muslin, with powder of small floral sprays worked with yellow silk and silver thread alternating with dots worked with silver thread; stained.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

French, late 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

121 x 57.5 cm (47 5/8 x 22 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.2464

Medium or Technique

Cotton muslin with silk floss and silver-colored wrapped metal on silk core embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles