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Rectangular piece

Ground of linen warp and cotton weft. Large floral sprays with red, brown (faded from lavender) or yellow blossoms and blue or green foliage, embroidered in chain stitch with woolen yarn, scattered sparsely over field. Soiled. Wools worn in several small areas.

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Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

French, 18th century

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Linen ground with wool tambour embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts