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Part of an embroidered border

Part of a border made of two pieces sewn together. Ground fabric of linen warp and cotton weft, embroidered with fine wools in shades of blue, yellow and green in fine chain stitch. A symmetrical design of slender scrolling vines bearing leaves and blossoms. Wools worn off in several places....

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Gift of Miss Elinor Merrell

French, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts