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Piece of muslin

Large piece of muslin, probably the back of a dress, sheer white ground powdered with curved sprays of flowers worked in chain stitch with several shades of green, blue, yellow, pink, and black silk; two small pieces form the back of a bodice showing eyelet holes for lacings sewed to upper part;...

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Textile Income Purchase Fund

French, about 1800

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered muslin


Textiles and Fashion Arts