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Embroidery

The ground is of white muslin. Around the edge is a border of scallops, sprays bearing three oval buds and two leaves, rows of dots and drawn work. In the corners are symmetrically arranged groups of conventional flowers and leaves connected by sprays of flowers, worked with heavy white cotton.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Virginia H. Salisbury

French, Swiss, or American, mid-19th century

Accession Number

13.2788

Medium or Technique

Linen plain-weave with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles