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Embroidery

Obverse: a simple floral spray in a stylized base, all within a simple floral vine quatrefoil medallion. Reverse: a similar floral spray, tied with a bow, within a four-lobed leafy vine compartment. Metal purl, foil and spangels plus polychrome silk yarns on a cream colored silk ground. Metallic...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

43.1605

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles