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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

Object Place

France

Accession Number

51.399

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles