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Embroidery

The linen or canvas foundation is entirely covered with embroidery. The ground is worked with violet silk. The design of tulips and carnations arranged in a symmetrical bunch, is worked with white, pink, red, green, yellow, light blue and black silk and gold and silver thread.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian,

Accession Number

93.240a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles