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Piece of white cotton twill with border design embroidered in chain stitch in two shades of gray and deep purplish red; fine serpentine stems with lance-shaped leaves and berries tied with red ribbons forming outer border top and bottom; inner background design of minute sprays of berries and...

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Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

78.8 cm (31 in.)

Accession Number

51.2596

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles