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Picture, embroidered silk

Picture, worked at Bradford Academy by Judith Bailey, great-grandmother of donor. Ivory satin ground, embroidered with polychrome silks in split and satin stitches. Shows a bouquet of mixed flowers bound at the stems with a narrow yellow ribbon. Circular composition. Some of the silks rotted...

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Gift of Miss Fanny A. Sargent

American, Early 19th century

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Silk; Embroidered, satin, satin stitches


Textiles and Fashion Arts