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Piece of embroidered band

Polychrome silks on linen canvas; design worked in tent, satin and split stitches. Shows a flowering vine, running horizontally, with pink and blue buds and blossoms; two birds perched on vine in upper right section a third at lower left. Lined with linen coated with rose colored glaze. Worn...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

French, 17th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

56.1141

Medium or Technique

Polychrome Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles