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Apparel from amice

Apparel from amice, corded cream colored silk, stylized flowers and leaves, worked with several shades of pink and green silk in satin stitch with couched gold outline and couched silver and gold flat spiral wires on the central flower, edged with silver and gold galloon and lined with red taffeta.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

Spanish, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin, Embroidered, Taffeta


Textiles and Fashion Arts