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Embroidered prayer book cover

Embroidered prayer book cover of dull blue figured silk. Panel of embroidery on each cover with cross in oval frame in the center, worked with tarnished gold thread, small flowers, worked with pale pink silk, gold bobbin lace, edges each cover, six blue ribbon ties, pinkish-orange taffeta lining.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered


Textiles and Fashion Arts