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Appliqué work figure (one of 48)

Great variety of single figures and groups of figures, plants and flowers, executed in bits of brightly colored silk pasted to paper ground and outlined with narrow paper contours, or couched gold yarns. Some of the paper grounds are stained and crushed. Most of the contours have lifted off...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles J. White

probably German, 18th century

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

50.817vv

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles