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White silk ground on which is embroidered with laid work, a basket of roses, carnations, and other flowers. Worked with pale blue, pale yellow, light neutral brown and green and white silk and green and yellow chenille. Framed in a narrow gilt frame. Very much worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen F. Moseley

possibly French, 18th–early 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts