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Christening coverlet

Ground: thin cream-colored silk gauze in twill weave, lined with faded salmon pink cotton. Design: conventionalized floral forming border across each end; and powdered over surface, worked with green silk and flat gilded copper wire. Trimmed with gilt fringe, and green silk ribbon. Torn, worn and...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen K. Appleton

Italian, probably first half of 19th century

Accession Number

31.31

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles