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Embroidered "robe"

Black folded panel or "robe" (pre-embroidered dress fabric) embroidered with orange, pink, green, and yellow flowers, inserted "mesh" band above the hem with embroidery on either side over layers of black silk crepe. Stiff linen plain weave binding sewn along top with basting...

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By 2009, in collection of Margaret M. Lincoln of Concord, MA; gift of Lincoln to the MFA (Accession date: November 18, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret M. Lincoln

French (?), 1920s

Object Place

Paris, France


Overall: 132.1 x 80.6 cm (52 x 31 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (crepe) with silk embroidery; linen plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts