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Fragment of a dress, probably a sleeve

White linen with conventionalized scrolling leaves and flowers worked in chain stitch with several shades of green, pink, blue, yellow and violet wool. Worn.

Provenance

Purchased at the Royal School of Needlework, London.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

English, 18th century

Accession Number

30.653

Medium or Technique

Linen ground with wool tambour embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes