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Two bands of silk canvas with floral garlands, roses, violets, orange blossoms, etc. worked in petit point with several shades of green, violet, pink, yellow, orange, and white silk. The ground is not covered. Ends of embroidered bands finished with red leather lined with soft leather,...

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Credit Line

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

French or English, early 19th century

Object Place

France or England


Overall (Both objects): 79 x 20 x 0.5 cm (31 1/8 x 7 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on silk canvas with kid backing, silk cord and leather buckles


Textiles and Fashion Arts