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Brown silk velvet embroidered with silk in boteh/paisley pattern in shades of brown, gold and white, trimmed with ostrich feathers, lace, silk braid, and chenille and silk ball fringe. Silk lining. Silk ribbons added later. Label: "Emile Pingat, 30 rue Louis le Grand, Paris"


Gift of Mrs. Norman J. Padelford, to MFA 1972

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Gift of Mrs. Norman J. Padelford

French, about 1883–90

Object Place

Paris, France


60 cm (23 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet embroidered with silk, silk lace, chenille fringe, feathers, silk braid


Textiles and Fashion Arts