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White satin ground, the design of a vase of lilies and carnations, scrolls, birds and conventional leaf and flower forms, is worked in various stitches and with blue, red, violet, yellow, green, black and white silk and gold thread. On the vase is the Virgin's monogram, A.M. surrounded by a...

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Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige

Probably Spanish, 17th?–18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts