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Hexagonal piece

Fine white muslin ground with sparsely scattered floral bouquets executed in chain stitch with twisted silk silk yarns in shades of yellow, green, blue, beige and silver (tarnished). A few small holes; light brown stains.

Provenance

Gift from Miss Mary Caroline Hardy to the MFA, June 7, 1956

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Caroline Hardy

French or Spanish, 18th century

Object Place

France or Spain

Accession Number

56.468

Medium or Technique

Embroidered muslin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles